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Surveillance states: life in the facial recognition spotlight in China, Iran and India

Police activity following November’s anti COVID-19 policy protests in China suggest they are using new surveillance techniques. Concerns are increasing…

 

Malta deep-sixes safe city facial recognition project after Huawei contract expires

Malta appears to have changed course on a plan to launch a CCTV network with facial recognition through a contract…

 

Facial recognition in surveillance keeps growing, but so do doubts

Several deployments of new face biometrics for surveillance reportedly have failed to deliver on crime-fighting promises. The first is the…

 

Plans for biometric surveillance reach epic scales with off-putting implications

A pair of troubling reports about plans for intensive biometric surveillance seem drawn from the nightmares of privacy advocates. The…

 

Trinidad and Tobago builds $12M 2,500 CCTV facial recognition camera grid to prevent crime

A new network of 2,500 CCTV cameras and facial recognition software are being installed in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad…

 

Entrenched positions on biometric surveillance in NY schools aired

The U.S. state of New York’s IT services agency listened last week to testimony about putting biometric ID and surveillance…

 

India opens bids on $4M contract for facial recognition and security cameras in prisons

The Public Works Department of Delhi, India, has launched a tender for 1,248 CCTV cameras, some with facial recognition, to…

 

Oosto offers advice on facial recognition implementations for stadium security

When violence occurs in stadiums and arenas, security staff are often not surprised by the identity of the perpetrators, but…

 

NZ police delete unlawfully taken photos, but biometric privacy concerns remain

New Zealand police said they have deleted 11,000 photo files after an official inquiry earlier this month calling for their…

 

San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…

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