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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.

 

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…

 

Potential for ‘DNA paparazzi’ poses questions about biometric privacy, property rights

Two U.S. law professors writing in The Conversation say the current laws and jurisprudence around privacy and property are insufficient…

 

Hot market seen for biometrics and temperature scanning after Shanghai lockdown

As China pursues the ‘zero Covid’ strategy that locked down Shanghai for two months, analysts quoted by the South China…

 

Call to ban Chinese biometric camera suppliers from UK gets a parliamentary audience

A UK parliamentary event was held Wednesday by Big Brother Watch on the official launch of a report into the…

 

Privatized surveillance pondered in one US city. A possible biometric ban in another

City officials in opposite corners of the United States are taking opposite stands on police use of surveillance systems. In…

 

China’s biometric cameras still a source of concern and irritation in US, UK

The focus on alleged human rights abuses in China perpetrated using facial recognition systems has not softened for some. IPVM,…

 

India’s Telangana minister talks public facial recognition trust on WEF panel

The development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence-based technologies such as facial recognition is spreading like wildfire across the world…

 

Professor wins IARPA subcontract to improve long-range, whole-body biometric identification

A West Virginia University (WVU) professor has earned a four-year, $750,000 subcontract to refine the collection of whole-body biometric data…

 

Singapore data protection agency outlines responsible biometric security uses

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

 

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,…

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