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Djibouti’s counter-terrorism efforts through responsible use of biometrics get UN push

Efforts by Djiboutian law enforcement agencies to deal with violence and terrorist threats in East Africa through the responsible collection,…

 

Indian biometric counterterrorism database passes 1B entries

The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) is a counterterrorism and counter-radicalization division operating under the Government of India. As part of…

 

Corsight exec argues facial recognition can strengthen new UK venue security law

A proposed UK public security law named for the victim of the 2017 terrorist attack on Manchester Arena is set…

 

UN’s counter-terrorist travel biometrics poses human rights risk: Special Rapporteur

The United Nations’ travel surveillance system, which collects biometric data to track down terrorists, should be paused and “urgently reviewed,”…

 

UN cautions against biometrics in counterterrorism campaigns

A United Nations special rapporteur has voiced grave apprehension about a sharp rise in the use of biometrics, artificial intelligence…

 

EU Parliament meeting shows facial recognition still at the center of AI Act

An EU Parliament gathering – the first official debate by lawmakers about the proposed AI Act – saw European Parliament…

 

Russia tries to revive twice-bumped biometric surveillance net, put it near Ukraine

A biometric surveillance system that was only partially built across Russia before being shut down might get a new life…

 

Protecting rights and regions using border biometrics

Making international borders more secure can be done while protecting the human rights of people crossing those borders, according to…

 

Where do US watchdogs stand compared to international peers? Good question

Many of the world’s governments have privacy watchdogs, and some, like the United States, have created little-noticed independent privacy overseers…

 

Facial recognition deployed in Delhi to foil terror threats ahead of Republic Day

Police in India’s capital New Delhi say they have deployed a multi-layer security system including more than 300 facial recognition…

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