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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…

 

SenseTime sources legal opinion suggesting limits to US sanctions ahead of planned IPO

American sanctions against SenseTime for supplying its biometric technology in support of rights abuses in Xinjiang only apply to one of…

 

Alfi says no ethnicity recognition on Uber, Lyft tablets

Alfi will not use its face biometrics-based technology that classifies ethnicity to target advertisements to viewers out of respect for…

 

UK panel sketches the reach of ethnicity recognition systems across China

The scale of systems behind China’s alleged persecution of minorities — chiefly Uyghurs — continue to beggar the imagination. The…

 

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…

 

Some in biometric surveillance industry think Uyghur-targeting vendors are getting a pass

If the Security Industry Association was expecting a pat on the back for booting from its ranks a surveillance system…

 

The possibilities of biometric surveillance grow with unsettling questions, critics allege

Three recent articles, two journalistic and one research, have looked at questionable biometric surveillance tools and found reason to worry…

 

China’s controversial face biometrics standards co-authored by Dahua, Hikvision, Yitu: IPVM

Leading Chinese biometrics and security camera providers helped to craft standards for ethnicity-based identification, according to an IPVM report detailing…

 

Bosch considers dumping Dahua cameras after biometric ethnicity-warning revelations

Chinese companies making cameras for biometrics and public surveillance that have been implicated in human rights abuses could face a…

 

Dahua biometrics controversy draws scrutiny of Amazon’s $10M thermal cameras purchase

The fallout of the recent revelation that Dahua developed biometrics specifically to identify Uyghurs for Chinese authorities has begun, with U.S….

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