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Surveillance

Surveillance is the monitoring of the behavior, activities, or other changing information, usually of people for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting. It is sometimes done in a surreptitious manner and it most usually refers to observation of individuals or groups by government organizations. Find surveillance solutions here.

 

Serbia’s surveillance systems are rising amid a democratic deficit: report

From schools and streets to and public companies and parks, Serbia has been building up its CCTV surveillance system, reaching…

 

German lawmakers call for bans on biometric surveillance

German lawmakers are calling for a ban on biometric surveillance and accusing the German police of handing over sensitive biometric…

 

Researchers spotlight Russia’s opaque facial recognition surveillance system

In recent years, Russia has been attracting attention for its use of facial recognition surveillance to track down protestors, opposition…

 

UK train stations trial Amazon emotion recognition on passengers

Amazon-powered AI cameras are now being used to monitor and analyze passengers’ emotions by employing a combination of “smart” CCTV…

 

Five Eyes biometric data sharing increases by over 100X with little transparency

A network for sharing biometrics, demographics and other data about visitors, migrants and other travelers has ballooned in scope and…

 

India has 170 facial recognition systems, but only a handful are operational

The use of biometric facial recognition for large-scale surveillance and crime prevention has become widespread. According to the Panoptic Tracker…

 

Germany beefs up border security ahead of UEFA Championship

Germany has been ramping up security measures such as border checks and CCTV surveillance in preparation UEFA European Football Championship…

 

Michigan City Council orders comprehensive facial recognition policy for local police

In a move aimed at safeguarding civil liberties, the City Council of Ann Arbor in Michigan has taken a decisive…

 

UK could ban Hikvision CCTV cameras amid surging sales and security concerns

Chinese CCTV firm Hikvision could soon be banned from selling its products as former conservative leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith…

 

Bills to ban facial recognition spark lively debate in New York council

New York City Council chambers hosted a policy donnybrook over facial recognition technology today, as members grilled representatives from the…

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