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Researcher cautions African govts against biometric surveillance without proper legislation

African governments must press on with efforts to put in place robust data protection regulations if they continue to deploy…


Biometrics providers face up to misconceptions, reputational harms and transparency barriers

Biometrics’ growth and maturation comes with reassessments and growing pains, as seen in the top headlines of the week on…


Predictably low trust by Black Americans in facial recognition in new poll

Every answer in a new Pew Research Center survey about police use of facial recognition makes it clear that Black…


Tension between Brazil’s digital ID system and rules slowing progress

A new report published by Cambridge University Press highlights data protection and justice concerns related to Brazil’s national digital ID….


Biometric healthcare monitoring solution designed for automotive use

A new approach to biometric sensors from Hyundai comes amid growing concern over security for increasingly smart cars. Whether autonomous…


RecFaces partners to develop face biometric solutions in Southeast Asia

Dubai-based facial recognition vendor RecFaces is partnering with security systems firm T-Sign Solution aimed at developing face biometrics applications in…


UK Government rejects Lords’ police inquiry’s biometrics, tech recommendations

The UK government has rejected the majority of the findings and recommendations from a House of Lords investigation into the…


US House Democrats resurrect bill to ban body cams paired with facial recognition

A facial recognition ban has been reintroduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. It would prohibit federal…


Panel on use of facial recognition by UK police breaks issue down for lawmakers

Leaders from among civil society, police, academia and regulatory bodies convened at the London School of Economics last week to…


Russia tries to revive twice-bumped biometric surveillance net, put it near Ukraine

A biometric surveillance system that was only partially built across Russia before being shut down might get a new life…

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