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US House Democrats resurrect bill to ban body cams paired with facial recognition

A facial recognition ban has been reintroduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. It would prohibit federal…

 

Panel on use of facial recognition by UK police breaks issue down for lawmakers

Leaders from among civil society, police, academia and regulatory bodies convened at the London School of Economics last week to…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

A couple big wins for skeptics of government use of facial recognition

In a surprise to some, elected officials in Colorado and New Orleans are telling proponents of face biometrics that personal…

 

Scotland lawmakers weigh biometric code of practice for policing

The Scottish Parliament is considering a draft code of practice for biometric data use by police, The Scotsman reports, potentially…

 

Public face biometrics increase in Brazil, scrutinized for biases, rights impact

Face biometrics deployments in Brazil have been multiplying over the last two years and are proving increasingly controversial for their…

 

Motorola Solutions biometric tech deployed by Surrey and Sussex Police

Surrey and Sussex Police forces in the UK are using Motorola Solutions’ Pronto to access Interpol’s international criminal biometrics database…

 

Real-time facial recognition surveillance planned in Ireland, moratorium demanded

New legislation is expected to open the door to the use of facial recognition within a range of surveillance technologies…

 

BriefCam video search with limited facial recognition licensed by Canadian police force

Police in Thunder Bay, Canada, have announced a software upgrade to the force’s street surveillance program with an artificial intelligence…

 

AiLECS Lab to create ethically-sourced face biometric database to fight child abuse

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Monash University entered a new collaboration aimed at creating an ethically-sourced face biometrics database…

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