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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about ethics. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning ethics. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


A UK regulator and former Chinese prisoner speak out on autocratic biometric surveillance

Days after the United Kingdom’s biometrics surveillance regulator asked a Chinese camera maker to publicly clarify its participation in the…


New guidance on live facial recognition use by British police sparks debate

The College of Policing has published guidance on the overt use of live facial recognition to find people of interest…


Facial recognition planned for UK schools without Biometrics Commissioner consultation

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson says he was not consulted over plans drafted by the Department for…


NCJTC and Biometrica partner on facial recognition training for law enforcement

The National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College has entered a new collaboration on instruction for…


The case for the marketing department as a full partner in biometric data privacy

How critical is a company’s marketing department to developing and safeguarding biometric data? This is not a survey, but chances…


Biometrics Institute calls for common definitions, use of industry terminology

Continued uses of biometrics terminology in inaccurate or contradictory ways has prompted the Biometrics Institute to call for a common approach…


Scotland’s biometrics commissioner finishes decision framework for law enforcement

Scotland’s first biometrics commissioner has drafted a ‘world-first’ statutory code of practice for the use of biometric data in policing…


Trueface, Clarifai join Data Ethics Consortium for Security

Several biometrics developers and technology-focused companies have joined the Data Ethics Consortium for Security (DECS) nonprofit, including Trueface and Clarifai….


UK Biometrics and Surveillance Commissioner asks pointed questions of vendors

Biometric surveillance raises a whole series of questions about ethics and public acceptance that go far beyond data protection and…


AI bias poorly understood, activists warn

Biased artificial intelligence systems need to be reigned in through a combination of regulation, education, and transparency, according to civil…

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