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Biometric Update regularly releases posts about ethics. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to ethics. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Academics, Oosto propose facial recognition, AI ethics guidance in new forum

A group of artificial intelligence ethicists and stakeholders took a step towards establishing a forum to advance AI guidelines and…

 

No live facial recognition for New Zealand Police in self-regulation pledge

An independent review of the opportunities and risks associated with facial recognition commissioned by New Zealand Police has made a…

 

US to blacklist SenseTime in time for Hong Kong IPO

The U.S. Treasury is to place Chinese artificial intelligence and biometrics firm SenseTime on the “Chinese military-industrial complex companies” blacklist…

 

Big Tech control over AI research: an explanation and an alternative

The data and computing resources necessary for research into artificial intelligence are dominated by a handful of companies, creating a…

 

Transparency standards for AI piloted in the UK

In an encouraging development for anyone developing, deploying or being surveilled by biometric systems, a transparency standard for AI has…

 

Chinese province to use facial recognition to track foreign journalists and others

Chinese firm Neusoft, backed by Huawei’s cloud services, has won a tender from the government of China’s central Henan province…

 

AI ethics keeps getting more complex and surprising

Talk about international curbs on face biometrics typically ignore two massive areas — China and Africa. As China continues to…

 

South Korean face biometrics data-sharing scandal gets worse

The South Korean Ministry of Justice is providing millions of illegally-acquired facial images to private companies to enable them to…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group gets 2022 direction, new members

The UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group (BFEG) has received the 2021/2022 commissioning letter from the Home Office Head of…

 

The rise of ethical facial recognition

Facial recognition offers tremendous benefits to businesses and society when used effectively and responsibly. It’s a convenient way to unlock…

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