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San Diego to suspend police and ICE facial biometrics system to comply with new state law

The Tactical Identification System (TACIDS) used for biometric facial recognition by more than 30 agencies in San Diego, California, will…

 

Senators make their case for proposed U.S. facial biometrics law at Brookings

A recent panel discussion was hosted by the Brookings Institute to discuss how the U.S. government and law enforcement officials…

 

House unanimously passes deepfake bill; Senate version still in committee

The bipartisan House Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act), which supports critical research to accelerate the development…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

Members of Scottish Parliament demand more authority, power for Biometrics Commissioner

Members of Scottish Parliament are pushing for the Scottish biometrics commissioner to be given more authority and responsibilities than those…

 

U.S. presidential Democratic candidates fear facial recognition, push for strict regulation

Facial recognition technology is a hot topic around every corner, with debates ranging from concerns about racial bias and disparity,…

 

Biometrics Institute finds privacy, data protection, legislation lead industry concerns in 2019

A significant increase in the use of biometrics in all sectors was noticed in 2019, however a higher concern was…

 

Protecting digital identity and supporting industry in Europe priorities for new EC President

Protecting the digital identity of individuals “is the overriding priority” for incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as…

 

Online privacy bill requiring informed consent for biometrics use proposed in U.S. Senate

A digital privacy bill has been introduced into the U.S. Senate which would require businesses to obtain permission from citizens…

 

Senate deepfake bill introduced after House passes companion legislation

The bipartisan Senate version of legislation passed out of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in late September…

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