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Facial biometrics’ law enforcement potential debated around the world

As facial recognition becomes more commonly used, controversies and calls for limitations continue around the world. Both sides of recent…

 

Ban on facial recognition in public housing proposed in U.S. congress

U.S. legislators are preparing to bring a proposed bill before congress which would ban the use of biometric facial recognition…

 

Police facial recognition off in Orlando, on in Netherlands and considered in Sweden

Orlando Police Department’s (OPD’s) trial of Amazon’s Rekognition facial biometric software has reached the end of its second phase and…

 

Facial biometrics opportunities shown as tech applied to diverse use cases

Biometric facial recognition continues to proliferate, with a new deployment at a soccer stadium in Denmark, a new casino tracking…

 

Oakland moves closer to banning local agency use of facial recognition

Oakland City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance to ban local police from using biometric facial recognition in the first…

 

Facial recognition debate flares up in Israel and continues in UK and Australia

Cameras deep inside the Palestinian West Bank with facial recognition from Israeli biometrics company AnyVision allow authorities in Israel to…

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Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

U.S. advocacy group launches campaign for national ban on government facial recognition use

Fight for the Future has launched a national campaign to call for a ban on the use of biometric facial…

 

Philippines plans biometric enrollment of 105 million people as Manila pilots facial recognition

The Philippines is planning to register 105 million people in its biometric National ID system, and is currently acquiring the…

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