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Chinese biometrics research a problem for U.S. journal and Oxford University

The Chinese government keeps making biometrics research more lucrative, but for Western companies, it could be that it is becoming…

 

Facial recognition surveillance worldwide: Mexico steps forward, Israel and EU step back and the US to the side

One of the leads for amending the European Parliament’s Artificial Intelligence Act intends to tighten biometric surveillance in the bloc…

 

U.S. plans combat cloud upgrade for secure biometric logins from anywhere

General John Hyten, vice chairman of America’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently called for improvements on the U.S. enterprise cloud…

 

Digital health passes worldwide: progress, setbacks and still a void in the US

Authorities around the world are rushing to provide ways their citizens can prove their COVID-19 status both at home and…

 

Some states reject facial recognition for police, but a groundswell may be building

The Security Industry Association, maybe with a premature sigh of relief, is reporting that measures calling for significant restrictions on…

 

Governments consider digital health pass rules, seek balance between safety and exclusion

Event venues in the UK are being asked to adopt digital health passes to prevent the spread of COVID-19 “as…

 

Who’s the next U.S. funder to get tangled in Washington’s China sanctions

Before last week, those paying close attention to who was sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement with China’s repression…

 

U.S. watchdog wants law enforcement to follow basic biometrics rules to build trust

A U.S. government watchdog agency is pushing three policies, none of which should be a surprise, to increase trust in…

 

Renewed attempt to ban biometric monitoring in public housing

Unhappy with the prospect of turning federally subsidized housing into biometric fishbowls occupied by indigent, elderly and disabled citizens, U.S….

 

US Congressmen reintroduce sweeping digital ID bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. congressmen have reintroduced a broad-ranging bill to develop legislation around digital identity, according to the…

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