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Expansive facial recognition surveillance coming to Hong Kong, Bahrain, South Africa

The use of facial recognition technology for law enforcement has proven controversial, but not enough to deter authorities around the…

 

Worldcoin’s Hong Kong premises raided in ‘proactive’ look into breach of data privacy laws

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong has staged raids on multiple locations used for…

 

Hong Kong extends biometric border program to 420K foreign ID holders

Beginning July 21, approximately 420,000 foreign domestic helpers, non-local students with Hong Kong ID cards, and other imported workers aged…

 

Prisons from Hong Kong to Chennai to Georgia are setting up biometric surveillance

Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department this week agreed with Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks to build a framework for…

 

Student data grab grows as facial recognition planned for Hong Kong schools

Children attending school in Hong Kong will be monitored in classes and around educational facilities with security cameras and a…

 

Pushback against SIM registration in Philippines as India adds facial recognition checks

As SIM-identity registration continues worldwide, privacy and fraud risks come to the fore. Indians are subject to an unclear privacy…

 

Three steps forward for airport biometrics, one step back

A single-token system for pre-flight checks appears to be a success at Hong Kong International Airport’s departure terminal. Similar biometric…

 

Secunet deploys biometrics for EES border control at Zurich Airport, NEC supplies Hong Kong

German security and biometrics firm Secunet will equip Zurich Airport in Switzerland with its technologies to make the facility compliant…

 

Undisclosed face detection code in Hong Kong app turns out to be bundling error

LeaveHomeSafe, a contact-tracing app built and deployed by the Hong Kong government to reduce cases of Covid, apparently is safe…

 

Vietnam launching digital health pass as Hawaii looks to repurpose screening investments

Well over two years into the global COVID-19 pandemic, digital health passes are still rolling out, even as authorities try…

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