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UK police plan to introduce controversial biometric technology despite growing chorus of concern

An independent review of the use of face biometrics by UK police by the Ada Lovelace Institute will draw heavily…

 

Digital welfare state

Photo by Paz B. “The lack of jobs is a crime” – March 2020 – Mar del Plata, Argentina This…

 

No vacation for biometrics companies between pandemic recovery and government programs

Biometrics companies seem to be working hard through the summer, in part to stand up contactless technology to support the…

 

NEC tells UK court facial biometrics not scraped from internet, but declines training dataset details

Biometric templates used by NEC for facial recognition are unique to the company and cannot be shared with or used by…

 

Metro facial biometrics, emotion, gender detection system legitimacy disputed in Brazil court

Digital rights advocate Access Now is calling for a ban on biometric data processing used for mass surveillance in public…

 

Digital identity for all push in Africa now has clarity and political will: ID4Africa Executive Chairman

Several major developments in the push for universal identification have come out of the global pandemic, raising hopes that biometrics…

 

Amnesty pushes for ban on facial recognition use for mass surveillance by police, government

Amnesty International is supporting the Algorithmic Justice League, the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation in their fight against biometric facial recognition technology use for…

 

Public sector payroll reform for Liberia and Zimbabwe, Côte d’Ivoire voter registration: biometrics in Africa this week

In biometrics and digital identity across Africa this week, civil servant pay is something of a theme as countries successfully…

 

Biometrics for payments and border control announcements suggest ongoing industry momentum

Surveys and analysts say the stage is set for biometric payment cards adoption in the emerging new normal, and that…

 

Artist demonstrates emotion-detecting videos may help people see their own biases

At the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, the “Interactive Installation,” Perception IO intends to force users to…

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