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EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

Axon increases AI Ethics Board diversity with three new members

Axon has expanded its AI Ethics Board with the appointment of three new members to help guide its use of…

 

Abu Dhabi police upgrade patrol cars with live biometric facial recognition

Abu Dhabi police will start using live biometric facial recognition technology, embedded in smart bars on top of their patrol…

 

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…

 

UK commission wants delay of automated facial recognition, predictive algorithms in policing

The UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has requested a suspension of the use of biometric automated facial recognition…

 

Minister says more than 1,900 Delhi rioters identified by facial biometrics

Law enforcement in India has used biometric facial recognition to identify more than 1,900 people who were involved in setting…

 

India set to stand up world’s largest government facial recognition database for police use

India’s central government approved the deployment of its Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) across the nation beginning early next year,…

 

Scottish Parliament passes bill to address police use of biometric data

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation to establish a Biometrics Commissioner that will monitor how law enforcement captures, stores, uses…

 

Clearview AI sought every US mugshot from past 15 years, Vermont sues over web-scraping

Clearview AI has sought every mugshot from across America to augment the billions of images it scraped from social media…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

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