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UK Surveillance Camera and Biometrics Commissioner pans proposed role changes

That the right to life and freedom from degrading treatment are related to police uses of biometrics, but not protected…

 

Are we normalizing ourselves into a capitalist surveillance state?

There is a promoted article tease tucked into an MIT Technology Review story this week about how, in China, the…

 

Biometrics deployments speed up – and slow down – passenger movements worldwide

Biometrics for document checking continue to expand across borders and airports in the U.S., including from Clear, while facial recognition…

 

How close are Dutch biometrics researchers to China’s Uyghur oppression?

Working with researchers linked to organizations involved with concentration camps in China is not a good look, as three labs…

 

UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

 

European Parliament wants to keep option for biometrics surveillance ban

A German member of the European Parliament is reporting that that body has acted to keep the recommendation of a…

 

New facial recognition ethics tool being tested in the Netherlands

A reality-check pilot project has been launched in the Netherlands to see if a proposed governance framework can mitigate the…

 

This biometric identifier is being recorded for training and quality purposes…

Are there already laws protecting the commercial or government analysis of people’s voices? An opinion article in The National Law…

 

Paravision extends CV tools with person detection and advanced analytics

Paravision has introduced a Software Development Kit (SDK) with Person Detection and Advanced Attribute Analytics capabilities to compliment or run…

 

Advocates worried about global face biometrics systems find little transparency

Transparency continues to be a capability that world governments cannot demonstrate when it comes to biometric systems aimed at their…

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