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French top court OKs AI surveillance at Olympics but no biometrics

The French top constitutional court has cleared the way for the algorithmic processing of video feeds during the 2024 Paris…

 

France adopts AI surveillance bill ahead of 2024 Olympics, drawing controversy

The French legislature on Thursday passed a highly debated bill that will give police the authority to use artificial intelligence…

 

Facial recognition and AI get the evil eye from community groups and governments

In Europe and the U.S., pushback against facial recognition is being organized by groups concerned about police overreach, privacy and…

 

Stamps and surveillance: Macron seeks to delay EES biometrics until after Olympics

French president Emmanuel Macron intends to delay the introduction of the biometric Entry Exist System (EES) until after the Paris…

 

French Senators okay AI surveillance bill excluding facial recognition for 2024 Olympics

AI video surveillance technology will be used for incident detection during the 2024 Summer Olympics in France, but not facial…

 

No facial recognition at 2024 Olympics, French privacy watchdog tells parliament

The French parliament has been urged not to consider deploying facial recognition at the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics event by…

 

French MPs prefer specific law on facial recognition for 2024 Olympics

French senators were set to vote last Wednesday January 18 to endorse a government plan to deploy algorithmic facial recognition…

 

Facial recognition ruled out for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics by French Ministry of Sport

France’s Ministry of Sport confirmed that the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris will not make use of facial…

 

Telpo reviews success of facial recognition terminals at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Facial recognition terminals from Guangdong-based Telpo were deployed at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games to provide convenient identity verification without…

 

Japan turns to face biometrics for safe and secure Olympics amid COVID-19

Japanese authorities are hoping face biometrics installed at venues in Tokyo for the Olympic Games can help keep fans safe…

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