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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.

The Singaporean Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has published a guideline for the responsible use of biometric data in security applications…

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US and EU lack of protections on use of border biometrics, reports allege

As the European Union continues to make progress on its projects for digital ID, online protection and governance of AI,…

 

French Senate seeks to protect against biometric surveillance – with biometric surveillance sandbox

The French Senate Law Commission has released a contradictory report into biometrics that seeks both to ensure France does not…

 

Researchers pitch combined biometrics to enable identification from blurred, dark images

As demand for remote identification via surveillance increases, a survey of academic work on biometrics including facial recognition and gait…

 

Privacy advocates urge EU to prohibit ‘biometric mass surveillance’ with AI Act

European Digital Rights (EDRi) and 52 other organizations have written to the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to call…

 

Hikvision surveillance tech under scrutiny again as new US sanctions rumored

The U.S. plans to impose tough sanctions on Hikvision, in further reaction to allegations of the Chinese biometric surveillance company’s…

 

EU committees propose strengthened AI Act tougher on biometric surveillance

European Union committees are weighing in on the AI Act. The EU is seen as the world’s regulatory trendsetter, making…

 

UK schools introducing biometrics without due care, legal backing, report says

Forcing children to use biometrics to prove their eligibility for the ‘Free School Meals’ program violates a legal restriction on…

 

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…

 

SuperCom wins national contract for biometrically tracking criminals in Croatia

SuperCom is deploying its PureSecurity Electronic Monitoring suite in what will be the company’s first full-scale contract in Croatia for…

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