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Panel on use of facial recognition by UK police breaks issue down for lawmakers

Leaders from among civil society, police, academia and regulatory bodies convened at the London School of Economics last week to…

 

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…

 

Live facial recognition resumes for London Met as law enforcement seeks wider use

The appeal of biometrics and facial recognition in particular to law enforcement around the world is getting ever clearer. A…

 

Yoti, 1account bring selfie biometrics to more UK digital ID checks

The UK has witnessed substantial steps forward in the adoption of digital ID based on selfie biometrics to support government…

 

Scottish schools serving up fresh privacy debate for lunch with facial recognition payment

Pupils at nine schools in Scotland have started paying for school lunches via facial recognition, thought to be the first…

 

UK experts condemn government facial recognition use, invoke threatened oversight role

A group of technology experts gave evidence to the House of Lords suggesting the use of live facial recognition technology…

 

UK to veer away from GDPR in hope of global data-based opportunities

The UK plans to move away from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which it adopted before Brexit, with…

 

Fragmentation in details and niches as digital health passes roll out around the world

UK authorities are being asked by the country’s aviation sector to ditch the COVID test and isolation requirements it has…

 

Public-private biometrics collaborations will increase; establish robust policies, UK govt group urges

Collaborations on live facial recognition and other biometric technologies between the public and private sectors are likely to increase, according…

 

Lack of digital ID system costing U.S. government billions, experts tell FedID event audience

The U.S. government’s lack of a digital ID system has made it unable to prevent billions of dollars in losses…

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