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IEEE takes on biometric standards for facial recognition to avoid social harms

The IEEE is working on creating standards for biometric facial recognition to address social concerns related to the technology with…

 

India extends deadline for facial biometrics bids as systems around the world seek clarity

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has extended the deadline for bids on participation in its centralized automatic facial recognition…

 

Industry experts share business fears with Biometrics Institute

“What keeps you awake at night?” the Biometrics Institute asked a number of industry stakeholders at a recent event, and…

 

Privacy concerns raised with Vision-Box biometric cloud service for India’s Digi Yatra

The involvement of Vision-Box in India’s trials of biometrics for aviation identity checks under Digi Yatra is facing scrutiny over…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

 

Majority of U.S. adults support police facial biometrics use but opponents call for bans

A majority of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use biometric facial recognition responsibly, but significantly fewer people are…

 

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog vetoes facial recognition tech

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog Idec has castigated the intended use of biometric technology in the social security system, and pushed…

 

AnyVision reevaluates biometrics business in Hong Kong, defends Israeli army work

Microsoft-funded Israeli startup AnyVision is reevaluating its business plans in Hong Kong following controversy around the ethical use of its…

 

Facial recognition can protect our kids: here’s how to convince parents

This is a guest post by Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs at Valid. The New York State Education Department…

 

NYPD accused of violating best practices and law with DNA and facial biometrics databases

The NYPD is building a biometric DNA database without informing people of their inclusion, and is allegedly adding mugshots which…

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