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Consumers blind about their data — and want Uncle Sam and businesses blind too

A survey conducted in several of the major Western technology economies illustrates how consumers have abdicated control over their data…


EU regulators warns facial recognition in law enforcement, commercial settings may be illegal

The European Data Protection Board is worried about the legality of the use of biometric services such as Clearview AI…


Panasonic i-PRO introduces automated video identity redaction solution

Panasonic Public Safety Solutions Division, part of Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions, is now offering an identity redaction tool which automates…


IBM pulls face biometrics and questions their use by law enforcement in letter to Congress

IBM is mostly exiting the biometric facial recognition business, pulling its general purpose recognition and analysis software from the market and…


Signal upgrades encrypted messenger with face-blurring to block biometrics

Encrypted communication platform Signal is releasing a face-blurring tool to anonymize faces in the messaging app, following U.S. law enforcement…


Evolving tech and politics team up to make real-time face recognition attractive

Multiple publications are reporting on the rush to sell software, hardware and services related to real-time surveillance using facial biometrics….


Clearview AI says it’s like Facebook, Twitter in new defense

No one thought that Clearview AI, the biometrics firm that secretly scrapes images from the internet for its facial recognition…


Idemia NSS partners with B&A to deliver biometrics to U.S. federal agencies in criminal justice system

Multi-modal biometrics from Idemia National Security Solutions will be integrated with identity management and authentication service offerings for the U.S….


ICE facial biometrics use boosts investigative capabilities but privacy assessment shows risks remain

The use of biometric facial recognition from third parties by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has “exponentially” improved the…


Half of Australians comfortable with biometric recognition, Korea sees twofold user-rate increase

Even though concerns about biometric facial recognition technology have been expressed, Australians are not worried about the technology and seem…

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