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A UK regulator and former Chinese prisoner speak out on autocratic biometric surveillance

Days after the United Kingdom’s biometrics surveillance regulator asked a Chinese camera maker to publicly clarify its participation in the…

 

Facial recognition planned for UK schools without Biometrics Commissioner consultation

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson says he was not consulted over plans drafted by the Department for…

 

Interpretations of interpretations hope to clarify UK CCTV, biometric surveillance

The UK’s data regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), released new guidance last month in an attempt to clarify the…

 

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Commissioner asks pointed questions of vendors

Biometric surveillance raises a whole series of questions about ethics and public acceptance that go far beyond data protection and…

 

Identifying ethnicity problematic so scientists write ‘race recognition’ code

An unusually diverse team of researchers say they have created the better human race recognition system. There has been some…

 

UK biometrics commissioner warns license plate recognition could erode public trust in surveillance

Developments in license plate recognition and the technology’s spread could undermine the public’s trust in the system and surveillance more…

 

SenseTime opens massive AI data center, aligns with Beijing’s vision

SenseTime says its new Artificial Intelligence Data Center in Shanghai has commenced operations, significantly boosting its processing output. While the…

 

Wide deployment of Nuctech’s technology in Europe triggers security concerns

The extensive use of security technology from Chinese biometrics and surveillance solutions provider Nuctech across many sectors in Europe is…

 

Sampson talks ethics with Facewatch as biometric privacy concerns resurface

UK grocer Southern Co-op has expanded its use of live facial recognition (LFR) to 35 of its stores, The Daily…

 

Japan takes a good, very long look at its options in China biometrics puzzle

Japan could join the United States and the European Union in restricting biometric surveillance technology to some autocratic governments, not…

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