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US House Democrats resurrect bill to ban body cams paired with facial recognition

A facial recognition ban has been reintroduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. It would prohibit federal…

 

The US wants access to EU biometric police files — report

A report out of Germany says the United States wants direct access to the police biometrics databases of European Union…

 

Government insiders say digital IDs could make massive fraud events rare

When looked at through the lens of identity fraud in the United States, the pandemic has showed how poorly government…

 

A couple big wins for skeptics of government use of facial recognition

In a surprise to some, elected officials in Colorado and New Orleans are telling proponents of face biometrics that personal…

 

Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

Think tank says biometric monitoring of asylum seekers is better for all than detention

An open-society think tank pushing for fair enforcement of immigration policies has published a defense of the United States’ biometric…

 

Shifting differences among businesses on proposed federal data privacy bill

In a quick two-step, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reportedly softened its approach to a federal data privacy bill after…

 

Differences between planned US biometric privacy laws still few but big

U.S. lawmakers again are working on legislation that would create the nation’s first biometric privacy rules. And the gap between…

 

US facial recognition provider’s China ties spark concern amid infrastructure bidding

The ties between Las Vegas-based Remark Holdings and China are causing concern as the company bids to provide facial recognition…

 

China and the EU regulate AI, US speculates

While the European Union is playing the long game in drafting regulation for AI, China has been surprising many with…

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