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Rebuffed by NYPD, Amnesty sues to learn biometric surveillance details

Demonstrating how not to create trust in AI, the New York Police Department have refused to make public face biometrics…

 

New York Surveillance City: 15K cameras can feed facial recognition systems

Amnesty International has released the results of a crowdsourced investigation into surveillance in New York City which found that the…

 

Amnesty International logging every CCTV camera in NYC

An Amnesty International project known as Decoders is organizing a virtual inventory of CCTV and other public cameras in New…

 

Biometrics oversight or toothless red tape? NYPD subject to new surveillance disclosure rules

Police use of biometric facial recognition and other surveillance technologies will have to go through new scrutiny, after New York…

 

NYPD’s new facial recognition policy sparks immediate calls for a ban

The New York City Police Department’s (NYPD’s) new policy for use of biometric facial recognition technology immediately fueled a storm…

 

“Bumbling” NYPD contractor nearly infects fingerprint database with ransomware

The New York Police Department is blaming a “bumbling” contractor for a ransomware infection of roughly two dozen devices connected…

 

Police camera footage quietly used in IBM video search feature development

IBM used footage quietly obtained from NYPD surveillance cameras to develop a function to allow police to search camera footage…

 

Facial recognition expert joins Vigilant Solutions

Roger Rodriguez, a world-renowned facial recognition expert, has joined Vigilant Solutions in the role of Manager of Image Analytics. Mr….

 

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending November 2

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week in Review:…

 

NYPD to equip police officers and vehicles with biometric smartphones and tablets

Starting next year, the New York City Police Department will provide new biometric technology for its 35,000 police officers and…

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