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Movements build to ban secret use of facial recognition

State governments at opposite ends of the nation appear ready to place more controls on the use of facial recognition…

 

China cracks down on biometric data collection by apps with new consent requirement

Apps in China will be required to receive explicit consent from users to collect their biometric data starting on October…

 

Biometrics industry lobbies for responsible facial recognition regulation

What constitutes appropriate use of biometric facial recognition technology is the subject of Congressional hearings, draft legislation at the federal…

 

The Vatican and Big Tech, Pentagon release overlapping AI commandments

It is hard to know what it means when a global religious figure, two iconic technology giants and the Pentagon…

 

New restrictions placed on facial recognition payments in Beijing to prevent coronavirus spread

China’s central bank is urging payment services organizations in Beijing to introduce measures to reduce chances for coronavirus infections, including…

 

Fashion and makeup designed to throw off biometric algorithms

Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP), Executive Director Albert Fox Cahn believes creative cosmetics and facial make-up can “throw off many…

 

Lawmakers need schooling on face recognition, say subject-matter experts

Governments around the world do not understand how biometric facial recognition works, and that is leading to ill-informed or needlessly…

 

Springfield passes facial biometrics moratorium as new deployments announced

The local government of Springfield, Massachusetts has approved legislation to place a moratorium on use of biometric facial recognition by…

 

New EU AI strategy puts remote biometric identification in “high-risk” category

The EU will consider biometrics for authentication differently from remote biometric identification, as it develops regulation as part of its…

 

Privacy rights groups call for ‘day of action’ to ban facial recognition at all schools

Fight for the Future (FFTF) and Students for Sensible Drug Policy are organizing what they call a ‘National Day of…

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