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Microsoft rights review of public contracts to include surveillance technology

Microsoft has agreed to a shareholder proposal to have about 16 of its current contracts with the U.S. government, law…

 

Is it time for a Bill of Rights to keep AI in its place?

The White House wants to create a what it is calling a bill of rights protecting people from harm by…

 

Shiny skin ruining face biometric data? DHS researchers develop fix

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have developed a way to correct for how much lights reflects off…

 

US spends $239M on digital identity projects

The federal government has awarded $239 million for four digital identity-related agency projects three of which are zero-trust initiatives. It…

 

NGI delivers faster results from more biometric modalities with no shopping mall storage

FBI biometrics no longer fill a defunct shopping mall, and requests no longer take months to process, but contactless fingerprints…

 

Surveillance skeptic nominated to U.S. Federal Trade Commission

The White House wants to draw a harder line on what is appropriate use of biometric surveillance. For his nomination…

 

Fed surveillance oversight board stuck in neutral, Biden busy elsewhere

President Joe Biden has yet to fill three vacancies on a five-person board created after 9/11 to monitor how the…

 

Idemia provides selfie biometrics for remote verification of NASA collaborators

NASA is gaining the ability to verify the digital identity of partners and collaborators remotely with selfie biometrics through a…

 

White House wants nominees for AI and facial recognition committees

NIST is looking for people to sit on a pair of new AI advisory committees. Those selected to serve will…

 

Government zeal for biometric surveillance can be traced back 20 years

The most surprising aspect of biometric systems is not how pervasive they have become in American lives since 9/11. It…

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