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Former UK Biometrics Commissioner joins Facewatch in advisory role

Fraser Sampson the former UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has been appointed to a non-executive director role by retail…

 

UK Home Office accused of lobbying for Facewatch: report

Troubles continue for biometric security company Facewatch, known for deploying facial recognition surveillance in retail stores across the UK. New…

 

Facewatch caught in more controversy after closed-door meeting with UK Home Office

Biometric security company Facewatch, which has been facing backlash for deploying facial recognition surveillance in retail stores across the UK,…

 

Missing the mark on messaging about retail facial recognition use sparks backlash

Clear communication about the use of biometrics in retail environments is even more important than in places like airports, at…

 

UK civil society considers which AI controversies we need, goes back to the LFR well

UK lawmakers have written Frasers Group, which owns several retail chains, to condemn its use of live facial recognition and…

 

Facewatch facial recognition declared compliant with UK data protection law

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says facial recognition vendor Facewatch complies with UK Data Protection laws, allowing retailers to continue…

 

Facewatch gets UK Code of Practice certification for live retail facial recognition

Facewatch’s live facial recognition for retail theft prevention has been declared compliant with the UK’s Surveillance Camera Code of Practice…

 

Facewatch to stop using Hikvision amid controversy over UK retail biometrics

Retailers across the UK are increasingly turning to facial recognition technology to combat shoplifting amid a rise in thefts and…

 

Facewatch counters Big Brother Watch’s biometric surveillance claims, plans expansion

Face biometrics company Facewatch was recently under the spotlight when privacy advocate NGO Big Brother Watch filed a legal complaint…

 

Facial recognition deployed in convenience stores in Mexico, England, Singapore

Convenience stores around the world are turning to facial recognition and computer vision to reduce theft and facilitate biometric payments,…

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