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A few ‘shoulds’ in otherwise detailed NZ biometric policy

A New Zealand government position paper on biometrics regulation is an antidote to privacy advocates around the world despairing that…

 

UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

 

AI skeptics to lawmakers: Resist the urge to solve AI bias with more tech

European privacy advocates think it is a mistake for governments to believe more technology can make AI fair to all…

 

European Parliament wants to keep option for biometrics surveillance ban

A German member of the European Parliament is reporting that that body has acted to keep the recommendation of a…

 

Australia drafts legislation to establish digital identity oversight body

The government of Australia has made public a draft text which it says will build on the already existing safeguards…

 

Proposed facial recognition ban in EU doesn’t go far enough — privacy advocates

Opposition in the European Union to facial recognition surveillance is not appeased by a proposed AI law promoted as being…

 

Threat of AI taking over hasn’t gone anywhere

In case anyone forgot, the AI singularity remains a threat to everyone. The singularity is one of many technology-driven worries…

 

Public facial recognition so far penned in by trust issues in the UK and Ireland

Questions about facial recognition in public spaces are getting more pointed and harder to dismiss by governments. Downstream from a…

 

Statute of limitations on biometric data privacy claims in Illinois clarified

How multiple violations are treated and the statute of limitations of biometric data privacy suits under Illinois law have been…

 

Nigerian President wants centralized biometric database before 2023 Polls

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has instructed all federal agencies collecting personal and biometric data…

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