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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”…

 

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…

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