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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…

 

Biometrics Institute offers biometric attack detection and liveness guidance

The Biometrics Institute has released a best practices document outlining presentation attack detection (PAD) and liveness in spoofing attacks. The…

 

Idemia says NYPD bomb scare suspect ID shows facial recognition best practices

Facial recognition enabled New York Police to quickly identify a man who allegedly placed rice cookers initially suspected of being…

 

Megvii commits to guard against weaponization of facial recognition technology

As controversial debates and protests against the ethical use of facial recognition technology in daily operations increase around the world,…

 

Industry groups criticize facial recognition hysteria

SIA (Security Industry Association) has published a report to combat misconceptions and provide perspective on facial biometrics while the Information…

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