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Biometrics Institute launches Ethical Principles for Biometrics to guide responsible industry behavior

The Biometrics Institute has launched a set of Ethical Principles for Biometrics at its annual U.S. conference in Washington, D.C….

 

Efforts to ensure ethical use of biometric surveillance technology face scrutiny

IBM’s role in surveillance systems allegedly used to carry out extra-judicial killings directed by Rodrigo Duterte prior to becoming president…

 

Chief Bias Officer position may be necessary to combat algorithmic bias

While many companies continue to debate how to shape their executive teams in response to increasing digitization, and whether they…

 

Biometrics Institute ID @ Borders & Future of Travel Conference, in Cooperation with OSCE

Biometrics Institute ID @ Borders & Future of Travel Conference, in Cooperation with OSCE The Hofburg, Vienna April 11–12, 2019…

 

U.S. House subcommittee to discuss diversity and bias in tech industry

Diversity in the tech industry – or the relative lack of it – is being discussed in a hearing by…

 

Thermo Fisher and American genetics expert awaken to misuse of DNA technology by China

Yale University geneticist Dr. Kenneth Kidd, who along with Thermo Fisher Scientific provided China’s government with the materials it needed…

 

UK oversight group publishes ethics framework for police use of facial recognition

The UK government’s independent Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has published an interim report outlining nine ethical principles forming…

 

IJIS, IACP joint task force releases facial recognition use case catalog for law enforcement

Public sector technology non-profit IJIS Institute announced today the release of the Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Use Case Catalog (PDF),…

 

Amazon proposes guidelines for responsible use of facial recognition

Amazon has weighed in on facial recognition legislation in a blog post, calling for the creation of a national legislative…

 

North Texas law enforcement facial recognition use varies widely by agency

More than half a dozen law enforcement agencies in North Texas are using facial recognition, with little public awareness in…

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