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EU civil society group calls for ban on public surveillance biometrics as privacy authorities issue warnings

European Digital Rights (EDRi) has published a paper demanding the European Commission and EU Member States institute a ban on…

 

New York state halts funding for biometric facial recognition system in schools

The New York State Education Department is not giving the green light for funding of projects under the Smart Schools…

 

Facial biometrics loophole highlighted by World Privacy Forum report on U.S. schools

One of the top biometrics news stories of the young 2020 calendar year pops up in the middle of the…

 

TypingDNA to provide free behavioral biometrics for proctoring and remote education during outbreak

To support remote online learning during the covid-19 pandemic, TypingDNA is extending free use of its API for typing biometric…

 

Schools’ biometrics trials fined in Poland, launched in NJ, and criticized in Australia

A school in Gdansk, Poland, has been fined PLN 20,000 (roughly US$5,300) by the European Data Protection Board over a…

 

French high court rules against biometric facial recognition use in high schools

A lawsuit seeking to block biometric facial recognition technology pilots in two high schools in French cities of Nice and…

 

School biometric systems live in Ohio, NY school district asks to keep its running, but value questioned

Facial recognition cameras performing real-time biometric identification and providing security updates have been deployed to “a handful of schools” in…

 

DFRobot launches AI camera with facial recognition for classroom STEM education

A new artificial intelligence-powered camera has been launched by DFRobot to bring facial biometrics, object recognition and tracking, and other…

 

Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…

 

NY state Assembly Member wants moratorium on biometric technology in grade schools

In the upcoming legislative session, New York state Assembly Member Monica Wallace wants to focus all 2020 efforts on a…

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