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Biometric Update regularly writes posts about ethics. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning ethics. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


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…


Police use of facial recognition technology to be reviewed by ethics committee

The Leicestershire Police’s use of facial recognition technology is under review by the force’s new ethics committee, the Leicester Mercury…

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