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Big Brother Watch report suggests thermal screening tools in pandemic may have been unlawful

The scientific evidence to support the use of thermal screening to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 during the pandemic was…

 

Clearview denies jurisdiction of French regulator in response to €20M fine

French data regulator CNIL has fined Clearview AI 20 million euros, saying the company did not address the formal notice…

 

Biometric data collection for advertising personalization comes under scrutiny

Advertisers in the UK want to analyze pedestrians’ biometrics, alongside GPS location, gender and age demographics, to create tailored advertiser…

 

UK digital identity program stalls, DCMS calls for industry support at OIX

Digital identity products are live in the UK, but industry help is needed for the country to build momentum for…

 

Greek regulator fines Clearview €20M and orders biometric data deleted

Clearview AI has been fined €20 million ($20.1 million) by a second data regulator in Europe for violating several articles…

 

UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…

 

Corsight adds granular privacy controls to Fortify to support ethical facial recognition

Corsight AI has updated Fortify, its flagship facial recognition software, with privacy enhancements to help protect subjects’ data and address…

 

BioConnect to update biometric enrollment software for broader regulatory compliance

Canadian biometrics provider BioConnect has revealed its upcoming software updates for two of its products for regulatory compliance with user…

 

Mayor of Nice calls for deployment of facial recognition following Stade de France clashes

The Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi called for the deployment of facial recognition technologies to prevent situations similar to the…

 

Avast’s Charlie Walton wants you to Bring Your Own Identity

When I heard that Evernym, one of the first companies to bet big on self-sovereign identity, was acquired by European…

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