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Hikvision surveillance tech under scrutiny again as new US sanctions rumored

The U.S. plans to impose tough sanctions on Hikvision, in further reaction to allegations of the Chinese biometric surveillance company’s…

 

Evidence of Taliban attempting biometric searches leaves data access unclear

The fall of Afghanistan back under Taliban control caused worries, among many others, that biometric data and the hardware to…

 

Megvii, CloudWalk, Yitu to join SenseTime on US investment blacklist

U.S. investors are to be barred from investing in eight more Chinese firms alleged to be involved in abuses in…

 

UNHCR shared Rohingya biometric data ‘without consent’

The UNHCR improperly gathered personal information and biometrics from ethnic Rohingya refugees and shared it with Bangladesh, which subsequently shared…

 

JNCTN, FinGo, Unum ID, Corsight, Clarifai add talent to seize digital ID growth opportunities

Various biometric and artificial intelligence (AI) focused firms have made management, board and advisory role appointments this past week. JNCTN…

 

Industry still asking, does AI have gaydar? Should it?

Opposition is growing in the EU to facial recognition algorithms billed as being able to accurately assign genders and sexual…

 

Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…

 

Biometrics planned for AnyVision JV’s first drones for military use

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced its first use case which incorporates AnyVision‘s technology, through the joint…

 

Huawei allegedly partnered on more biometric ethnicity-tracking systems

Reports have surfaced about Huawei’s partnerships with companies that further implicate the company in collaboration on discriminatory surveillance product development…

 

HRW calls for public biometric surveillance system changes in Russia and Argentina

Expansions of facial recognition systems are continuing around the globe, but some governments may not be following best practices and…

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