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Facial recognition debate flares up in Israel and continues in UK and Australia

Cameras deep inside Palestine’s West Bank with facial recognition from Israeli biometrics company AnyVision allow authorities in Israel to identify…

 

Lawmakers call for new restrictions on U.S. federal agency access to state biometric data

Several U.S. lawmakers are calling for regulations to govern the use of state databases for biometric facial recognition searches by…

 

U.S. advocacy group launches campaign for national ban on government facial recognition use

Fight for the Future has launched a national campaign to call for a ban on the use of biometric facial…

 

Stakeholders split on London police use of public facial recognition as study shows 4 in 5 false positives

The Chair of the Metropolitan Police staff association Ken March has called China’s use of public surveillance with biometric facial…

 

NIST releases draft AI standards plan

The National Institute of Science and Technology has released a draft of its plan for developing federal artificial intelligence standards,…

 

Scotland parliamentary committee considers Biometrics Commissioner role details

The Justice Committee of Scotland’s Parliament is seeking input as it considers the scope and enforcement powers of the proposed…

 

Defense ministry access of police biometrics database among UK Commissioner’s many concerns

The UK should pass new legislation to allow police to develop new biometric capabilities, and the Ministry of Defense should…

 

Competing safety and rights concerns motivate facial biometrics deployments and pushback

Officials with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority are considering their options for deploying security cameras, possibly with facial recognition capabilities,…

 

Iflexion examines ‘cautious adoption curve’ of facial recognition in blog post

Biometric facial recognition adoption is increasing, but impacted by multiple privacy concerns across different application areas, according to an extensive…

 

Facial recognition needs commercial testing

This is a guest post by Mary Probst, Commercial Markets Manager at Gemalto, a Thales company. Facial recognition technology is…

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