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Studies show US police facial recognition use is advancing without thinking through harms

Two new studies on facial recognition and policing in the southern seaboard of the U.S. do little to increase the…


South Africa’s birth registration system challenged over ‘unconstitutional’ requirements

South African human rights organization the Legal Resources Center (LRC) has initiated a legal challenge against the country’s Department of…


OpenAI setting the pace for EU regulators, as GPAIs throw a wrench into AI Act

The boom in Artificial Intelligence has regulators trying to catch up with technology that advances its capabilities by the day….


UK and Irish KYB shops breaking into US market

In one of the safer industry predictions, an Indian consulting company has said the market for regulation-related software is going…


Face-scanning tussle in Manhattan gets bigger, louder

Madison Square Garden in New York City has a colorful and pugilistic past, one that can be seen reflected in…


Australian commission calls for human rights law to curb AI bias

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has recommended a new national human rights law to reduce potential discrimination caused by…


Herta earns top honors at MWC23 Hackathon

At the MWC23 Hackathon, Herta won first prize for applying privacy and ethical principles to facial recognition technology. The Mobile…


US mulls ban on tech investing in China; past efforts already bruised it

President Biden and the U.S. Congress want another economic paddle to punish China for its internal and external policies, and…


France, Utah consider age verification for social media users

The French government has advanced a bill to establish an obligation for social networks to put in place a technical…


AI deepfakes are everywhere and regulators are working out how to respond

The question of digital identity is about to get much more complicated, and much more important, as the world starts…

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