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Human Rights Watch calls on China to shut down “Police Cloud”

The Chinese government is using a “Police Cloud” of big data platforms to aggregate and analyze citizen’s personal information on…

 

Human Rights Watch raises privacy concerns over Chinese voice recognition program

China’s government is collecting “voice pattern” samples from its citizens to build a database for use with voice recognition technology,…

 

Who’s watching the US DOJ’s use of facial recognition? Hint, the ACLU plays a part

Law enforcement agencies in several U.S. jurisdictions have engaged with the ACLU to formulate their policies for facial recognition use….

 

Public face biometrics increase in Brazil, scrutinized for biases, rights impact

Face biometrics deployments in Brazil have been multiplying over the last two years and are proving increasingly controversial for their…

 

City in India requires smartwatches for surveillance on sewer workers

It is a good example of what many people globally fear about biometric surveillance. A city in India requires those…

 

Groups say Greece migrant biometric data collection will violate human rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Homo Digitalis say a planned police program in Greece to obtain the facial and fingerprint…

 

U.S. watchdog wants law enforcement to follow basic biometrics rules to build trust

A U.S. government watchdog agency is pushing three policies, none of which should be a surprise, to increase trust in…

 

A tri-polar privacy world: China, EU, US conflict on rights regimes

There’s an old African saying: When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. And when elephants make love,…

 

Police facial recognition use in Belarus, Greece, Myanmar raises rights, data privacy concerns

Facial recognition software developed by Belarusian software design company LLC Synesis and implemented by the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs,…

 

EU agency pushing for research into how AI will affect fundamental human rights

In a world awash in new authoritarian sentiment, it is notable that the European Union has published a lengthy report…

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