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Calls against use of live facial recognition tech in Britain grow, Parliament petitioned

The use of Live Facial Recognition Technology (LFRT) by police and private companies in parts of the United Kingdom, as…

 

Identity experts challenge the notion of new digital ID systems

What do we want from digital ID? And is it the solution for problems faced by societies across the world?…

 

Police surveillance, biometric data collection threatening right to protest

Police surveillance is threatening people’s right to protest according to Privacy International as it publishes a practical guide to reducing…

 

‘Looming dangers’ of biometrics collection under guise of counterterrorism studied

A series of global events have led to the growing and untransparent use of biometrics collection under the pretext of…

 

Abbondanza! Clearview, opponents throw more spaghetti to see what sticks

Privacy International is collaborating on a series of complaints filed against Clearview AI with data protection regulators in France, Austria,…

 

Senegal’s biometric database easing deportation of its nationals from EU territory

A national biometric database system in Senegal is now helping European Union (EU) member states to effect forced removals of…

 

Secret biometric ‘migrant database’ in UK has privacy advocates uneasy

A UK publication alleges that a unit in the national government has built a secret biometrics database with information on…

 

Rights group says there’s no transparency in face biometrics use by Brazilian government

Human rights activists are concerned that a data-processing agency in Brazil’s federal government is not adequately protecting against anti-transgender bias…

 

Estonia selects secunet biometric border control gates, Greece plans port system

Two of Estonia’s main air and land border checkpoints will operate the new generation of biometric automated secunet easygates, which…

 

Pace of EU live biometric surveillance regulation prompts Reclaim Your Face movement

Dozens of allied European civil society groups, incredulous that few of the continent’s governments have, in their eyes, been able…

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