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Alan Turing Institute call for papers ahead of trustworthy digital identity conference

The Alan Turing Institute is running a virtual conference on trustworthy digital identity on 13 September 2021 and is calling for…

 

Indian govt using face biometrics at COVID vaccination centers

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has admitted to using face biometrics technology for online verification of people…

 

Lord Holmes discusses state of digital identity in the UK

Lord Holmes has been a Member of the House of Lords since 2013. He is also a member of the…

 

Who’s the next U.S. funder to get tangled in Washington’s China sanctions

Before last week, those paying close attention to who was sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement with China’s repression…

 

Europe heading for ‘open-ended biometric mass surveillance’: report

Unlawful biometric mass surveillance practices in the European Union go even deeper than previously reported and are accelerating towards becoming…

 

Paravision appoints biometrics industry leader Benji Hutchinson president and COO

Just months after being named the head of NEC National Security Systems, noted biometrics industry expert Benji Hutchinson has joined…

 

Ethnicity recognition found among Russian face biometrics providers’ features

A quartet of Russian biometrics providers have been found to have built ethnicity-recognition tools into facial recognition systems, like their…

 

AI industry deprioritizes ethics for profits through 2030, says large panel of experts

Talk of giving the AI industry an ethical core is pretty much just that, according to a new Pew Research…

 

Oxfam approves policy to use biometrics in humanitarian programs

Oxfam has introduced a new policy on using biometrics, based on seven principles, which both acknowledges the need to be…

 

More sanctions knock Belarus face biometrics firm off center

Having already sanctioned an Eastern European maker of facial recognition tools for their use in political oppression, the European Union…

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