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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.

 

Buenos Aires’s facial recognition system to be examined by court

Buenos Aires’ notorious facial recognition system, which has been deployed to track journalists, politicians and activists, is due to be…

 

China’s biometric surveillance in Tibet matures to integration projects

The Chinese government in Tibet is linking the various biometric surveillance systems and databases. It’s the next logical step after…

 

Australia takes new step towards AI regulation, EU inches closer to AI Act

Australia has taken another step towards regulating artificial intelligence, establishing a new AI Expert Group on Wednesday gathering scientists alongside…

 

US has well-oiled funding machine putting advanced data tools in cops’ hands

A new examination of how the U.S. government pays for experimental and new police data systems shows how far consequential…

 

Access Now argues humanitarian biometrics need more transparency, rules

An investigation of the relationship between humanitarian organizations and the private sector by Access Now makes a case that even…

 

Italian data regulator not standing for privacy violations by city or company

Italy’s data protection agency, the Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, is taking issue with uses of AI and…

 

London, Montreal subways trial surveillance for public nuisance, suicide prevention

Public safety initiatives are going underground, as subway systems in the UK and Canada experiment with computer vision camera systems,…

 

Corsight exec argues facial recognition can strengthen new UK venue security law

A proposed UK public security law named for the victim of the 2017 terrorist attack on Manchester Arena is set…

 

Soft biometrics experts wanted on teams tabling proposals for IARPA video re-ID system

The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the government’s intelligence research arm, is in the early stages of developing…

 

A new way to thwart facial recognition targets surveillance camera sensors

As facial recognition surveillance spreads, researchers and privacy-minded individuals have been trying to come up with ways to thwart the…

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