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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about ethics. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding ethics. More tags may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


Federal agencies move to explore AI ethics and technical standards

The U.S. Department of Defense recently held a public comment meeting at Stanford University to discuss artificial intelligence ethics, VentureBeat…


Megvii accused of providing facial biometrics for repressive Chinese surveillance system

Human Rights Watch has identified Megvii’s Face++ as a supplier of biometric facial recognition technology for a mobile app used…


Yoti endorses Biometrics Institute’s ethical principles

The seven ethical principles for biometrics launched in March by the Biometrics Institute have been endorsed by Yoti, the company…


Biometric surveillance raises ethics concerns for China-U.S. AI industry sharing

Microsoft Research Asia co-wrote three papers on artificial intelligence and facial analysis with researchers associated with the Chinese military’s National…


Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI published by European Commission

The European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on AI has published its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI, which sets out seven…


Google cancels AI ethics council plans following controversy

Google has given up on the AI ethics advisory group it announced just over a week ago, after public controversy…


NEC develops privacy and rights principles for applying biometrics and other AI

NEC Corporation has published a set of core principles for the application of biometrics and artificial intelligence with respect for…


Tech giants and civil society seek to institutionalize AI ethics

As artificial intelligence becomes more controversial, tech giants are putting together councils and review processes to ensure ethical uses of…


Is criticism against face recognition justified? Ethical considerations for deploying commercial face recognition

This is a guest post by Melissa Doval, CEO of Kairos. Face recognition, the background Estimated to be valued at…


Biometrics Institute launches Ethical Principles for Biometrics to guide responsible industry behavior

The Biometrics Institute has launched a set of Ethical Principles for Biometrics at its annual U.S. conference in Washington, D.C….

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