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Brazilian subway operator pushing facial recognition despite sustained protests

Use of facial recognition systems in the subways of São Paulo, Brazil, are being challenged by civil rights organizations and…

 

NGOs sound alarm over facial recognition systems’ lack of transparency in Latin America

The Al Sur NGO consortium has published a new report calling facial recognition implementation by some Latin American governments ‘perverse.’…

 

End-to-end standard pushed to out deepfakes and other misinformation

A proposed open standard for detecting deepfakes has been published by a broad coalition of companies involved with artificial intelligence,…

 

Clearview fights biometric app ban by Canadian province in court

Clearview AI is pushing back against a ban on its forensic face biometrics app imposed by a Canadian data protection…

 

Industry, civil society weigh in on biometrics policy in letters to White House

Stakeholders and advocates are chiming in with responses to a U.S. government request for information on public and private sector uses…

 

No let up as Aussies push for federal laws governing facial recognition

A group in Australia, including a former human rights commissioner there, has committed to writing model legislation for regulating facial…

 

Academics, Oosto propose facial recognition, AI ethics guidance in new forum

A group of artificial intelligence ethicists and stakeholders took a step towards establishing a forum to advance AI guidelines and…

 

Even IPO feint can’t hold biometrics investments below six-figure increase

A major telecom is moving into biometrics, with an impressive price tag unveiled for the previously-hinted at sale of VisionLabs,…

 

Mass biometric surveillance in the EU: private sector opportunity or tightening restrictions?

The Council of the EU intends to simplify rules around the use of mass biometric surveillance by law enforcement and…

 

Have governments stopped trying to finesse intense face biometrics projects?

Israel and India are building facial recognition surveillance projects that seem consciously designed to aggravate specific fears held by privacy…

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