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China amends law to ban deepfakes as ValidSoft exec proposes biometric detection

China has moved to ban “deepfakes,” as the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress amended the country’s Civil Code…

 

Specific issues in artificial intelligence and biometrics brought up by Amazon controversies

An article analyzing Amazon’s public statements on the accuracy of facial recognition technology claims that the company “has obfuscated the…

 

Brexit drama blocking public and political debate on facial recognition surveillance by UK police

Fans entering an upcoming Six Nations rugby championship match between Wales and Ireland will be scanned against a wanted list…

 

Northern Ireland police agree to publish biometric data retention policy

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has agreed to publish a formal public policy on biometric data retention as…

 

Deep fake technology outpacing security countermeasures

In July, Sen. Marco Rubio appeared to be a lone cry in the dark when he declared in remarks he…

 

Scottish government proposes immediate deletion of expired facial images in new biometrics code

The Scottish government has won praise from the Open Rights Group with a draft Code of Practice which, if implemented…

 

More calls to investigate facial recognition technology

A group of U.S. legislators have called on the Government Accountability Office to examine and evaluate commercial and law enforcement…

 

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”…

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