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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about surveillance. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to surveillance. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Face biometrics deployments and solutions unveiled on four continents

Developments in face biometrics from standards work to product launches made headlines over the past week. Deployments of border control…

 

China surveillance policies follow facial recognition spread along Silk Road: activists

Chinese technologies and tactics to tackle dissent and control internet use are spreading to countries along its Digital Silk Road,…

 

Advocates still see a lot of danger for individuals using government digital IDs

Devout advocates of digital IDs run the risk of overlooking some significant misuses and bungled security setups. In principle, digital…

 

Vendors hand kid gloves to US regulators looking at commercial surveillance online

Faced with the prospect of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission becoming active in their industry, people in the commercial surveillance…

 

$1.2B Israel defense cloud contract includes face detection; Google, Amazon workers protest

Hundreds of workers and their supporters gathered outside Google and Amazon offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham,…

 

Tale of two nations building out their biometric surveillance capabilities – the US and China

The governments of China and the United States are using similar strategies to train their facial recognition systems. They are…

 

US loses appetite for university research but not China

In a report that should surprise no one, China is funding sensitive research – including biometric surveillance tools — in…

 

Two ways to not protect biometric data demonstrated by world’s most populous countries

Several civil society groups in India are highly concerned about the spread of facial recognition and other surveillance technologies in…

 

Lawsuit filed against retail giants in Illinois alleges biometric data privacy violations

A group of major retailers with stores in Illinois are facing a potential class action lawsuit alleging they violated the…

 

Facewatch counters Big Brother Watch’s biometric surveillance claims, plans expansion

Face biometrics company Facewatch was recently under the spotlight when privacy advocate NGO Big Brother Watch filed a legal complaint…

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