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Scottish local authority switches off facial recognition citing legal, ethical concerns

A Scottish local authority, Falkirk Council, has recently spent over £1 million (U.S.$1.4 million) on upgrading 76 state-of-the-art CCTV cameras…

 

IBIA breaks down biometrics misconceptions with NIST analysis

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has addressed persistent myths about facial recognition, analyzing and presenting in clear language…

 

EU studies ethics of biometrics in public spaces at request of parliamentary committees

A new study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs analyzing the ethical and…

 

Ethically developing sets for face biometrics demands a community approach

In the physical world, events flow in one direction. A hiker is bitten by a snake, gets medical attention and…

 

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…

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