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Biometrics in cars pitched for security, safety, convenience

Biometrics-enabled vehicles – autonomous and otherwise – continue to be introduced in various forms, and related new technologies developed, while…

 

US and EU lack of protections on use of border biometrics, reports allege

As the European Union continues to make progress on its projects for digital ID, online protection and governance of AI,…

 

Privacy advocates urge EU to prohibit ‘biometric mass surveillance’ with AI Act

European Digital Rights (EDRi) and 52 other organizations have written to the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to call…

 

Biometric data must be processed with ‘European values’: EDPS opinion on Data Act

Clarity is needed to ensure special types of highly sensitive data such as biometrics and health information are fully protected…

 

UK schools introducing biometrics without due care, legal backing, report says

Forcing children to use biometrics to prove their eligibility for the ‘Free School Meals’ program violates a legal restriction on…

 

Concerns about SIM registration with biometrics are genuine, digital rights activists argue

Tony Roberts and Ridwan Oloyede, authors of an opinion article published by Thompson Reuters Foundation News, have argued that people…

 

City in India requires smartwatches for surveillance on sewer workers

It is a good example of what many people globally fear about biometric surveillance. A city in India requires those…

 

Internet of Behavior grows but can the industry get ahead of public misgivings?

Ethics concerns continue to delay the deployment of current and new biometric surveillance technologies. For every positive use case there…

 

Immigrant tracking biometric app contract expanded by US agency

The U.S. immigration agency has renewed a biometric surveillance contract to create a new facial recognition app for tracking immigrants…

 

California turns to biometrics in the workplace. Law, regulations being debated

California legislators and regulators are stirring again. This time, they see problems with how employers are using biometric surveillance and…

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