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ACLU chapter wants answers on student-monitoring apps in NYC schools

New York human rights advocates have a lot of questions for New York City’s public schools, and they involve 500,000…

 

AI ethics keeps getting more complex and surprising

Talk about international curbs on face biometrics typically ignore two massive areas — China and Africa. As China continues to…

 

Controversial Indian health records reach 140M registrations, 96 percent linked to Aadhaar

The controversial scheme to give everyone an India a Unique Health ID (UHID) has continued apace with 140 million people…

 

US is consistent but confused when asked for views on biometrics use

New research on Americans’ perception of biometrics use in general looks good for vendors of the technology, but it also…

 

Virtual landgrab and digital opiate for the masses – monetizing the metaverse

Nobody seems very excited about the metaverse, but also nobody seems to know what it is. This is not stopping…

 

Bosses like to watch. Workers being biometrically surveilled want to walk

The same problems causing friction for users of AI-based proctoring software are plaguing employees who are subject to surveillance as…

 

South Korean face biometrics data-sharing scandal gets worse

The South Korean Ministry of Justice is providing millions of illegally-acquired facial images to private companies to enable them to…

 

World foundational digital identity systems under review by Privacy International

Privacy International has begun a series of investigations into the technologies behind foundational digital identity systems in place around the world….

 

Failed institutions incite fear of Mexico’s biometric national ID plan

Centralized biometric databases held by untrusted governments that have not passed robust data protection laws continue to elicit criticism and…

 

Feds see southwest border as biometric-rich proving ground. So do opponents

The United States’ border with Mexico could be the first real battlefield over the federal government’s comprehensive use of biometric…

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