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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about surveillance. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding surveillance. More tags may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Identifying ethnicity problematic so scientists write ‘race recognition’ code

An unusually diverse team of researchers say they have created the better human race recognition system. There has been some…

 

Critics of facial recognition out-lobbying well-known vendors

A research group picking through U.S. lobbying activity about facial recognition shows fairly modest spending by most organizations last year,…

 

Statewatch warns of worsening ethnic profiling risk in EU as identity systems expand

Monitoring organization Statewatch warns that new biometric identity controls used by police and immigration authorities in the European Union could…

 

IBIA weighs in on biometrics use in answer to US government request

The International Biometrics and Identity Association (IBIA) has laid out the industry perspective on a response to the Request for…

 

Will AI regs take a decade to write in EU? History says maybe so

If the speed at which Europe’s General Data Protections Regulation evolved from interesting idea to iconic privacy regime is an…

 

Another earful for White House on DHS biometrics, states on surveillance

Development of biometric surveillance systems by U.S. government agencies at different levels continues to intensify, as do the protests of…

 

IFSEC International

IFSEC International ExCel London May 17 – 19, 2022 IFSEC International, Europe’s leading integrated security event, is getting ready to…

 

Where do US watchdogs stand compared to international peers? Good question

Many of the world’s governments have privacy watchdogs, and some, like the United States, have created little-noticed independent privacy overseers…

 

Biometric and behavioral mass surveillance – will the EU ‘choose totalitarianism’?

A study into the use of biometric and behavioral mass surveillance, particularly in public spaces, examines whether, generally in the…

 

Three visions for biometrics regulation, all look iffy

A new assessment of the White House’s view of AI governance, particularly compared to that of the European Union, is…

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