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Amazon dismisses ACLU criticism of its facial recognition technology with totally different test results

Amazon has responded to a recent blog post by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in which it matched the…


Chinese police testing panoramic body cameras with facial recognition

Between three and four thousand police officers in China are piloting panoramic body cameras with built-in facial recognition technology, the…


Chinese government uses facial recognition to alert authorities to individual’s movements

The Chinese government has begun using facial recognition to alert authorities when specified individuals in restive Xinjiang leave “safe areas”…


UK government developing ‘trust framework’ for commercial use of personal data

The UK government is currently working to develop a framework designed to encourage businesses to be more transparent in the…


BORDERPOL International Security meeting set for September 11 in Washington DC; Top officials from around the world participating

This is a guest post by Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). To bring together…


Technologies embody inherent risk and fallibility

Users of any computerized system should remember that there is always the potential that a technology-based system can be hacked….

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