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Amazon and Twitter take steps against deepfakes

The need to consider synthetic media and its dissemination over social media has been acknowledged by Twitter, which plans to…

 

VR Office Place launches real time facial recognition, social fingerprint analysis to collect online footprint

VR Office Place has announced a real time facial recognition and social fingerprint analysis solution that can be deployed by…

 

Almost three quarters of UK adults have never heard of deepfakes

Nearly three out of four UK adults (72 percent) say they have never heard of deepfake videos, according to survey…

 

Concern over deepfakes, social media attitudes grows ahead of US elections

As the 2020 US presidential election inches closer, new efforts are underway to fight what’s expected to be an increase…

 

Authentication with Aadhaar biometrics or in person to be mandatory for GST refunds

India’s GST (Goods and Services Tax) Network has declared all new dealers must perform mandatory Aadhaar biometric authentication or physical…

 

Facial recognition backlash grows in China

Media and high-ranking officials in China are warning the public about the risks of unconstrained artificial intelligence and facial recognition…

 

WeChat showcases facial recognition POS at China expo

The social and ethical grounds for biometric facial recognition adoption are widely debated, yet a number of companies and organizations…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication: no for social media, yes for targeted benefits, maybe for elections

Government ID, including biometric Aadhaar accounts, cannot be required for social media and email accounts, according to a court decision…

 

Indian Supreme Court to hear Facebook argument against linking Aadhaar biometrics with accounts

The Supreme Court of India has agreed to hear arguments from Facebook that accounts on social media platforms should not…

 

US SOF seeks to understand how social media biometrics can be weaponized

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is studying opportunities to obtain, analyze, and utilize information that’s voluntarily disseminated in the…

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