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Biometrics use by law enforcement criticized in three European countries

Europe continues to wrestle with privacy issues around the collection of sensitive biometric data by law enforcement. In France, Norway,…


Twenty20 adds facial recognition capabilities to gunshot detection security solution

Security service provider Twenty20 Solutions has partnered with service and sales operation Acoem USA to add active shooter location identification…


Oosto offers advice on facial recognition implementations for stadium security

When violence occurs in stadiums and arenas, security staff are often not surprised by the identity of the perpetrators, but…


EU parliament majority now in favor of banning AI surveillance in public

Renew, the third largest group in the EU parliament, has joined the Greens and Socialists & Democrats groups in backing…


The thing most people fear about facial recognition spreading from China

The dark side of facial recognition, long warned about by privacy and human rights advocates, is growing in starker relief….


San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…


UN Human Rights Office warns biometrics and digital ID among surveillance tools raising risk

Growing surveillance in public spaces is possible to an extent beyond all previously possibilities due to digital identity systems and…


Pakistan safe city project stalls with nearly 1K facial recognition cameras not functioning

Since it was rolled out in 2016, the Lahore safe city project in Punjab province has been facing major challenges,…


Facial recognition surveillance systems sprouting rapidly across India’s northern border

A hefty analysis of government intentions regarding biometric surveillance in India indicates that the obsession for in-country intelligence is wafting…


Some schools still see a good tradeoff when looking at biometrics

Little has changed in the debate whether to use biometrics in schools. Some communities continue to reject them while others…

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