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National ambitions = dodgy AI policy and deployment?

An annual report by a consulting firm to world governments uncovers an interesting pattern when it comes to the responsible…

 

UK Biometrics Forensics Ethics Group to advise Home Office on data protection and policing initiatives

The UK’s Biometric Forensics Ethics Group (BEFG) has its marching orders for the upcoming year, which include organizing working groups…

 

Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…

 

ID2020 webinar – Good Digital ID for All: How Do We Get There?

ID2020 webinar – Good Digital ID for All: How Do We Get There? Online October 1, 2020, 11:00am PT Register…

 

Ecosystem approach could accelerate biometric enrollment in Nigeria

Nigeria’s goal to enroll the biometrics of all citizens to provide digital identity is possible to achieve in even less…

 

Google files for biometric privacy suit dismissal, FaceFirst response extension granted in similar case

Google has filed a pair of motions, seeking a stay or the dismissal of a biometric privacy lawsuit against it…

 

Major update to keystone NIST data security and privacy document

The federal government’s technology standards body, NIST, has completed a major update to its data security and privacy guidance, which…

 

CBP biometric pilot data breached from Perceptics winds up on dark web

The report from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on last year’s breach of biometric data from a pilot…

 

Facial recognition payments uptake in China modest, launched in Moscow Metro

When Ant Financial announced it would spend hundreds of millions of dollars to promote the use of face biometrics for…

 

EU police face biometrics system debated by lawmakers, experts concerned about false positives

European Union plans to establish a biometric facial recognition system for use by all states in the region are being…

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