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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about the topic "surveillance." The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about "surveillance" and other relevant terms. More topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

UK Citizen’s Biometrics Council says ICO guidance is a step in the right direction

The Citizen’s Biometrics Council of the Ada Lovelace Institute says the UK Information Commissioner’s Office has made a good start…

 

Myanmar’s biometric data collection sparks rights violation fears

A biometric data collection process underway in Myanmar as part of a plan for issuing 10-digit unique national ID cards…

 

The metaverse holds promises for digital IDs, risks for biometric data

A virtual world where billions of people live, work, buy and interact with each other: This is the vision of…

 

Prisons from Hong Kong to Chennai to Georgia are setting up biometric surveillance

Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department this week agreed with Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks to build a framework for…

 

Human rights organizations say EU’s biometric border controls negatively impact migrants

The continuous and expansive use of digital technologies such as biometrics in the implementation of digital border control policies known…

 

Biometrics and digital ID negatively affect independent journalism in Uganda: study

A study by the African Center for Media Excellence (ACME) demonstrates that the implementation of biometric and digital identity (BDI)…

 

We will never know exactly how effective digital health passes were: Ada Lovelace report

Measures like contact tracing apps and digital vaccine certificates were rolled out without a clear idea of what would constitute…

 

Final workshop of the DATAFACE project

Final workshop of the DATAFACE project Online June 8, 2023 from 14:00 to 17:30 CEST The European Association for Biometrics…

 

Scottish commissioner urges police to review risks of biometric surveillance

An “immediately review the rights and risks of (police) biometric-enabled surveillance architecture,” says the Scottish biometrics commissioner. The commissioner, Brian…

 

Critics pan planned police use of facial recognition during King Charles’ coronation

An announcement by the UK Metropolitan Police Service (Met) that live (or ‘real-time’) facial recognition technology will be deployed in…

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