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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…

 

FaceFirst helps US lawmakers draft facial recognition privacy regulations

FaceFirst revealed it is working closely with U.S. lawmakers on facial biometrics privacy regulations, and to help the bipartisan Commercial…

 

Rights groups urge Scotland to grant Biometrics Commissioner broad oversight mandate

A coalition of rights advocacy groups has called on Scotland’s government to expand the scope of the proposed biometrics commissioner…

 

CITRIS Policy Lab publishes digital ID and facial recognition reports to support ID2020 and Good ID

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) Policy Lab has published a pair of white…

 

IEEE takes on biometric standards for facial recognition to avoid social harms

The IEEE is working on creating standards for biometric facial recognition to address social concerns related to the technology with…

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