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London police paying public to test live facial recognition during live operation

London Metropolitan Police have been paying members of the public £50 (US$59) to take part in live facial recognition testing…

 

British police deploy live facial recognition, license plate recognition to make 11 arrests

British police operating in London and the northwest of England recently used live facial recognition (LFR), operator initiated facial recognition…

 

Amazon defends Ring data sharing practices to US Senator, leaves voice biometrics door open

Amazon has shared video footage from Ring door devices with police 11 times this year through an emergency-request process that…

 

Facial recognition in crime-fighting from Corsight with only 50 pixels of face

The latest episode of Frontline Fightback, a series on the use of technology in crime-fighting on the top UK television…

 

Facial recognition moratoriums, bans and un-bans wash across the United States

Unlike most sophomore technologies in the United States, it is getting harder to predict where facial recognition will be in…

 

Delhi Police criticized by watchdog over ‘patently incorrect’ replies on biometric technology

India’s Central Information Commission (CIC) has criticized the Delhi Police for giving “patently incorrect” replies to Right to Information (RTI)…

 

Chinese authorities mum on alleged breach of a billion people’s data

Psst!  Wanna buy a billion personal records? A hacker claims to have stolen a database containing the personal information of…

 

UK Government rejects Lords’ police inquiry’s biometrics, tech recommendations

The UK government has rejected the majority of the findings and recommendations from a House of Lords investigation into the…

 

UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…

 

Proposed facial recognition use rules for Irish police hits resistance among slim majority

Green Party ministers in the Cabinet of Ireland’s coalition government, as well as Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, have expressed concerns…

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