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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about ethics. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding ethics. More topics may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Concerns over Taliban accessing aid agency biometric data

People in Afghanistan are fearful of the Taliban accessing personal information captured and stored by aid agencies including biometric data…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner: Hikvision in social control surveillance joint enterprise with Chinese State

Hikvision is contracted for 21 years for joint enterprises with the Chinese State on social control projects in Xinjiang Autonomous…

 

Corsight AI partners for facial recognition projects in India

Amtron, an agency implementing IT projects in the Indian State of Assam, says it has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding…

 

Clearview stuffs new board with police, military and government faces

Controversial facial recognition service firm Clearview AI has enlisted an advisory board to guide product development and ethics. The ethics…

 

Concerns raised in Zimbabwe as Semlex wins biometric passport contract

Some Zimbabweans, including political party officials, are raising worries following the award of a contract for the production of the…

 

India’s centralized biometrics systems allegedly increase exclusion they are intended to solve

The use of biometrics for an Indian government healthcare initiative has drawn intensive criticism from a researcher, who claims it…

 

AI researchers won’t be playing ‘trust fall’ with Facebook. Or China

There are organizations that AI researchers trust less than Facebook, according to a new paper, and they are all Chinese….

 

Researcher continues to expose the public danger of intimate biometric profiling

Troubling public research to determine how accurate facial and voice biometrics-based systems can be in predicting people’s intimate traits is…

 

Chinese biometrics research a problem for U.S. journal and Oxford University

The Chinese government keeps making biometrics research more lucrative, but for Western companies, it could be that it is becoming…

 

Real-time text search technique wins patent for face images lacking tags

A little-known startup in Arizona has been granted a U.S. patent for a neural network capable of searching facial images…

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