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Can businesses be trusted with their hands in the public biometrics cookie jar?

Is it ethical for police to work with commercial entities to create live facial recognition systems? It is a question…

 

Washington House Committee likely sinks state Privacy Act with private right of action

A private right of action and changes to the rules for facial recognition use have been added to Washington State’s…

 

Governments slowly coming around to IDSPs for digital identity schemes

Governments are starting to pay more attention to digital identity. In their digital identification scheme development process, governments have two…

 

Congressional committee meets on business dangers of biometrics, but talks politics

For better or worse, the U.S. Congress is getting more involved in the use of facial recognition. The House Oversight…

 

U.S. consumers more excited than others about facial recognition systems in retail outlets

Almost half of U.S. consumers surveyed in a new report say they are “excited” about retailers using face biometric technologies…

 

Biometrics are in and anonymity out so fight for democratic rights, FedID keynote argues

Civil libertarians should not fear facial recognition and other biometrics, but the technologies must be correctly regulated to prevent negative…

 

Almost 70 percent of adults worldwide want regulated government use of facial recognition, AI

A new survey from market research company Ipsos found that the general adult population under the age of 75 is…

 

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…

 

As biometric facial recognition technology spreads, privacy concerns follow

Biometric facial recognition will soon play a major role in a range of activities from travel to shopping and buying…

 

Report highlights potential impact of biometric technology on trust and democracy

The political and economic significance of biometrics are being changed by the potential for sharing biometric data between web servers…

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