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EU considers 5-year facial recognition ban for public spaces

The European Union is considering a five-year ban on biometric facial recognition in public areas to figure out how to…

 

France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance

French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI….

 

U.S. lawmakers hold third facial recognition hearing as more government bans and privacy bills introduced

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

 

U.S. pushes back against international AI regulation efforts as Portland delays facial biometrics ban again

Regulating advanced technology is a touchy subject at the best of times, but a plan announced by Canada and France…

 

Top biometrics and digital ID news stories of 2019: ramping up, investments and arguments

The spectacular growth of biometrics and digital identity drove the publication of more than 2,500 news items on Biometric Update…

 

Controversy and innovation in biometrics and digital ID top most read interviews of 2019

Biometric payment cards, the emerging automotive market for fingerprint recognition, the quality of datasets for training artificial intelligence algorithms, the…

 

Restrictions closing in on facial recognition, biometric surveillance in public housing, Alameda, NYPD efforts

Earlier this month, U.S. presidential election Democratic candidates were asked to speak their mind about facial recognition. They were unanimously…

 

Australian Commission calls for partial facial biometrics moratorium as APAC countries seek balance

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in law enforcement and…

 

U.S. presidential Democratic candidates fear facial recognition, push for strict regulation

Facial recognition technology is a hot topic around every corner, with debates ranging from concerns about racial bias and disparity,…

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