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Ban biometrics from public spaces, EU data protection authorities recommend

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) have issued a call for a broad…

 

SIA sees trust in supporting role for avoiding biometric moratorium

There is nothing wrong with U.S. biometric surveillance that cannot be solved with government funds for private-sector R&D, bias tests…

 

Shake your head all you want, Russian says head vibrations reveal your thoughts

When something as speculative and daring as emotion recognition earns a degree of acceptance in the biometrics industry, even the…

 

US federal lawmakers reintroduce biometric surveillance moratorium

A proposed U.S. moratorium on the use of biometrics for surveillance by federal agencies has been revived by Democrats in…

 

Biometric laser systems are here. Where is the responsible control?

Imagine a kid playing connect-the-dots, racing along to reveal, maybe, a duckling or a fire truck or a flower. But…

 

China easily gets around US biometrics bans in Uyghur region — report

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China’s Xinjiang territory, yet according…

 

CBP One app deployed for asylum seekers, biometric surveillance concerns raised

The Biden Administration has “quietly” expanded the use of the CBP One mobile app, which uses face biometrics to confirm…

 

Emerging approaches to the regulation of biometrics: The EU, the US and the challenge to the UK

Emerging approaches to the regulation of biometrics: The EU, the US and the challenge to the UK Online June 10,…

 

Engineer sees through-the-wall surveillance as a net good — and very possible

An industry insider’s view of today’s surveillance and rescue systems that see through walls, published last week, will offer hope…

 

Australian HRC calls for partial facial recognition moratorium, new AI oversight

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in “high-risk” settings, as…

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