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UN sets signposts at good digital ID and ethical use of facial recognition on digital roadmap

Universal digital identity must be “good” and legislation and safeguards must govern facial biometrics to benefit from the technologies without…

 

Biometric payment card timelines move up, tech giants pause facial recognition sales to U.S. police

Anticipation for mass market biometric credit and debit cards continues to build, with market conditions aligning and major announcements expected…

 

Biometrics pose highest challenge to data controls in humanitarian efforts, Red Cross says

Data control, integrity and availability are mandatory now that technology is deployed for humanitarian efforts, Balthasar Staehelin, ICRC (International Committee…

 

IBM pulls face biometrics and questions their use by law enforcement in letter to Congress

IBM is mostly exiting the biometric facial recognition business, pulling its general purpose recognition and analysis software from the market and…

 

Group says governments can push private sector AI ethics through procurements

A global think tank is reminding governments that they can indirectly impose ethical practices and standards on the woolly artificial…

 

EU hides immigration management tech from public scrutiny

Use of so-called immigration management biometrics are being questioned in the European Union. Not only do some have concerns about…

 

Biometrics Institute members offer new ideas and perspectives for adapting to COVID-19

The Biometrics Institute has collected effective and responsible biometric solutions, perspectives and ideas to help the world adapt to the changes…

 

3 case studies making the case that AI can be developed ethically

By now, virtually all organizations capable of making or managing artificial intelligence products, including biometrics, know the importance of creating…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

 

Looking for biometric bias in the guts of AI

A group of biometrics researchers in Spain say they have come up with a new, more efficient way to detect…

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