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Biometrics Institute organizes consultative workshops for Good Practice Framework

Biometrics Institute‘s Good Practice Framework has been in development for the past year, as the organization has been focusing on…

 

New Jersey law enforcement blocked from using facial recognition tech from Clearview AI

New Jersey is no longer allowing law enforcement in the state to use biometric facial recognition app Clearview AI, following…

 

Ada Lovelace Institute to review governance of biometric data

The Ada Lovelace Institute has selected Matthew Ryder to head up an independent review of the governance of biometric data,…

 

Google CEO backs facial biometrics moratorium and calls for AI regulation

The EU’s proposed temporary moratorium on biometric facial recognition technology use is being supported by Alphabet and Google CEO Sunder…

 

UK’s CCTV commissioner pleads for AI, biometric ethical legal guidance

Standard CCTV surveillance cameras in the U.K. now come equipped with facial recognition technology, implementation which has raised a number…

 

2019 industry insight: most read biometrics and digital identity insiders guest posts

From the very beginning of 2019, biometrics industry stakeholders engaged with Biometric Update on the pressing issues of the year,…

 

Austin firm proposes 5 principles to combat ‘unethical uses of AI and digital humans’

Austin, Texas headquartered UneeQ, a company that provides a “digital human platform [to] design and launch AI-powered brand ambassadors that…

 

Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley urges biometrics industry to slow down and fix things

When Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley climbed Mt. Toubkal, the tallest mountain in North Africa, raising awareness about diversity…

 

Genetics specialist calls for crack down on DNA databases and biometric companies enabling repression

A call to crack down on companies selling DNA-profiling technologies to customers performing human rights abuses has been made in…

 

Biometric data standards in 50 countries ranked with China and U.S. near bottom

Comparitech has published a ranking of 50 countries in the world according to their biometric data collection and usage practices,…

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