ethics

 

Facial recognition controversies draw increasing attention

Controversy continues to swirl around biometric facial recognition, with U.S. House Committee hearings, legal challenges, and new revelations about who…

 

Biometrics Institute warns biometrics misuse could undermine public confidence

Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

 

Omidyar Network defines “Good ID” to encourage responsible identity systems

Omidyar Network has updated its conceptualization of what it means by “Good ID” in its advocacy for extending legal identification…

 

Biometrics Institute launches updated Privacy Guidelines to include GDPR and AI developments

The Biometrics Institute is observing Privacy Awareness Week by updating its Privacy Guidelines to provide universal direction on biometric privacy,…

 

Northrop Grumman shareholders demand rights report over DHS biometric database contract

A group of shareholders are planning to challenge Northrop Grumman leadership over the human rights implications of its lucrative new…

 

Federal agencies move to explore AI ethics and technical standards

The U.S. Department of Defense recently held a public comment meeting at Stanford University to discuss artificial intelligence ethics, VentureBeat…

 

Megvii accused of providing facial biometrics for repressive Chinese surveillance system

Human Rights Watch has identified Megvii’s Face++ as a supplier of biometric facial recognition technology for a mobile app used…

 

Yoti endorses Biometrics Institute’s ethical principles

The seven ethical principles for biometrics launched in March by the Biometrics Institute have been endorsed by Yoti, the company…

 

Biometric surveillance raises ethics concerns for China-U.S. AI industry sharing

Microsoft Research Asia co-wrote three papers on artificial intelligence and facial analysis with researchers associated with the Chinese military’s National…

 

Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI published by European Commission

The European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on AI has published its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI, which sets out seven…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics