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Yoti introduces Guardian Council to maintain trust handling biometrics and personal information

Consumers are becoming less trusting of major technology companies, according to Yoti and as a company interacting with biometrics and…

 

Digital rights declaration signed by Sydney could limit public facial recognition

Sydney has signed the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights declaration, ZDNet reports, which could have significant ramifications for the deployment…

 

Ethics panel sets criteria for London police use of live facial recognition as Dubai city plan criticized

The London Policing Ethics Panel examining the use of biometric real-time facial recognition has concluded that if police can prove…

 

Facial recognition controversies draw increasing attention

Controversy continues to swirl around biometric facial recognition, with U.S. House Committee hearings, legal challenges, and new revelations about who…

 

Biometrics Institute warns biometrics misuse could undermine public confidence

Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

 

Omidyar Network defines “Good ID” to encourage responsible identity systems

Omidyar Network has updated its conceptualization of what it means by “Good ID” in its advocacy for extending legal identification…

 

Biometrics Institute launches updated Privacy Guidelines to include GDPR and AI developments

The Biometrics Institute is observing Privacy Awareness Week by updating its Privacy Guidelines to provide universal direction on biometric privacy,…

 

Northrop Grumman shareholders demand rights report over DHS biometric database contract

A group of shareholders are planning to challenge Northrop Grumman leadership over the human rights implications of its lucrative new…

 

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…

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