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U.S. advocacy group launches campaign for national ban on government facial recognition use

Fight for the Future has launched a national campaign to call for a ban on the use of biometric facial…

 

NIST releases draft AI standards plan

The National Institute of Science and Technology has released a draft of its plan for developing federal artificial intelligence standards,…

 

Somerville second U.S. city to ban public biometric facial recognition

Somerville, Massachusetts has banned the use of biometric facial recognition by any city department or agency with a unanimous vote…

 

EU considers banning facial biometrics for public surveillance, Moscow touts gains, Detroit delays

The European Union will consider restricting or even banning biometric facial recognition use in public surveillance systems, after an independent…

 

Antitrust action could doom U.S. in AI race, Hong Kong academic argues

Any antitrust investigations by the U.S. government of Google, Facebook, and Amazon could have unintended consequences, including stifling the ability…

 

U.S. may expand biometric and AI benchmarking as national strategy updated

The U.S. has revised its strategy for research and development of artificial intelligence, with an update from the White House…

 

Biometrics companies from China and Russia could be banned from NIST FRVT

Chinese media is reporting that biometrics companies from China could soon be excluded from NIST’s Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT),…

 

Credence ID CEO joins U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Africa

Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID, has been appointed to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa,…

 

The importance of voice biometrics in the healthcare industry

This is a guest post by Douwe Korff, Privacy/Data Protection Adviser at ValidSoft. New challenges are being posed to the…

 

IDEMIA adds business development veteran to Identity & Security NA division

IDEMIA announced the appointment of Sean Thompson as Head of Business Development and a member of the executive committee for…

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