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Former U.S. Attorney General to audit AnyVision for possible violations of Microsoft facial recognition principles

Following reports of a facial recognition surveillance implementation inside the West Bank and an erratic response to a media inquiry,…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary talks ethics, calls biometrics bill “narrow”

As Scotland is looking into new legislation for the role of biometrics commissioner, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf believes the use…

 

AnyVision exec responds to facial recognition controversy

As biometric companies, particularly those providing facial recognition technology, face scrutiny over their practices and ethics against the backdrop of…

 

Netherlands stands up Biometrics Standards Committee as UK adds new ethics group members

A pair of European government bodies have boosted their biometrics governance initiatives; one for international engagement, and one for national…

 

Red Cross adopts new biometric data policy

Following a significant increase in the use of biometrics in different frameworks such as forensics, family link rebuilding or digital…

 

UN Special Rapporteur and rights groups warn of risks from biometrics and AI in welfare systems

The potential of biometric ID systems for abuse in some countries is a major threat to individuals, and current practices…

 

Biometrics Institute turns 18 and launches Good Practice Framework

The Biometrics Institute is celebrating the 18th anniversary of its establishment by launching a new framework for organizations to use…

 

Guidelines, frameworks and predictions for AI and facial recognition published

The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) has released a set of guidelines for ethical use of artificial intelligence, based on…

 

Microsoft, UN among keynote speakers at Biometrics Institute Congress 2019 in London

Representatives of Microsoft and the United Nations have officially joined the keynote speaker list for the upcoming Biometrics Institute Congress…

 

Google contractor accused of misleading subjects in biometric data collection project

Google’s new Pixel 4 will come with top notch facial recognition capabilities, yet the tech giant has encountered roadblocks in…

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