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Aussies look into TikTok, Weibo and WeChat over data privacy concerns

The Australian federal government is expected to investigate Chinese social media platforms including TikTok, Weibo and WeChat, looking for evidence…

 

U.S government asks for feedback on restricting biometrics exports to avoid human rights violations

The U.S. government is considering restricting the sale of face biometrics and other surveillance technologies to overseas customers in order…

 

U.S. government acts against TikTok, as accusations of face and behavioral biometrics collection levelled

Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is now under the microscope of the Trump administration and facing a ban due to security…

 

U.S. bans business deals with leading Chinese biometrics providers

Tensions generated by COVID-19, China’s actions in Hong Kong and an extensive trade war have led to the U.S. government’s…

 

China goes beyond face recognition to take DNA swabs of Hong Kong protesters

The Chinese government seems intent on demonstrating the darkest fears people have about biometric surveillance. Bloomberg is reporting on DNA confiscation…

 

Chinese biometrics expert says iris recognition is top solution amid COVID-19

Biometric iris recognition technology could solve problems caused by COVID-19 such as facial recognition’s inability to recognize people when wearing…

 

U.S. DoD says Hikvision tied to China’s military

It was a secret list everyone in Washington and Beijing knew about. The list spotlighted hidden government sponsorship of firms…

 

Chinese researchers take top honors in cartoon face recognition challenge

A Chinese entertainment company last week announced the winners of its challenge to write biometric algorithm models that can detect…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

Face and voice biometrics providers in China boosted by AI market growth, Megvii works on robot network

With $2.89 billion registered in 2019, IDC reports the AI software and application market in China is forecast to grow…

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