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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about ethics. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news about ethics. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

SensibleVision CEO George Brostoff criticizes Microsoft call for facial recognition regulation

The specific modality being used is not the most appropriate criteria for applying government regulation to biometrics, according to a…

 

NYC, Perth deploy public facial recognition while London ethics panel calls for greater transparency

New public deployments of facial recognition have been announced for Perth, Australia, and New York City, while an ethics panel…

 

Kairos refuses contract to provide Axon with facial recognition system

AI and facial recognition company Kairos has declined to provide police body camera maker Axon with its software, according to…

 

Toronto Declaration calls for application of human rights frameworks to machine learning

Human rights organizations have launched a document calling for the framework of international human rights law to be applied to…

 

Axon creates AI-focused ethics board

Axon, manufacturer of the Taser police weapon, recently announced the creation of a AI Ethics Board to guide the development…

 

London Policing Ethics Panel to review use of facial recognition

The use of facial recognition by police in the UK is facing a review from the London Policing Ethics Panel,…

 

Secure Identity Alliance adopts code of conduct

The Secure Identity Alliance has adopted a code of conduct that Alliance’s members will voluntarily commit to. Developed in consultation…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner criticizes UK police for not revealing facial recognition plans

The UK Biometrics Commissioner has criticized the Home Office and police for failing to address key privacy issues relating to…

 

UK gov’t authority to advise on biometrics ethics issues

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has replaced the UK’s National DNA Database Ethics Group (NDNAD EG) and will…

 

Independent organization to investigate Scottish police’s use of biometric data

A new independent group will begin investigating the Scottish police’s use of acquiring and storing of citizens’ biometric data, including…

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