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“It all depends what you want to take from the article, what you want to take from the study. People that argue using facial recognition could hurt people of color, I argue just the opposite. In the city of Pittsburgh this year probably 80% of our homicides the victims are Black. 85% of our non-fatal shootings, the …

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials today announced the implementation of a facial-recognition process at Los Angeles International Airport that will screen passengers entering the country. The process is called Simplified Arrival, which uses facial biometrics to automate the manual document checks that are already required for admission into the U.S. …

LONDON: Britain set out its plans this week for a digital identity system aimed at making it easier for people to access public services and buy age-restricted goods – whether registering with a new doctor or buying a bottle of wine. But the British government’s latest plans come as digital rights campaigners worldwide warn about …

In the 20 years of the “war on terror” Australia has led from the front in expanding powers for law enforcement and ramping up surveillance at the expense of public rights and freedoms. Among the seemingly endless barrage of national security legislation and surveillance that creeps into every aspect of our personal lives, more and …

EASTHAMPTON — The City Council has approved an ordinance banning the city’s use of facial recognition technology, joining six other municipalities in the state, including Northampton, that have also passed bans on the technology over the past year. The ban, which the council approved unanimously this week, makes it unlawful for the city or any …

<p>Unemployment has hit <a href=”https://www.fxstreet.com/analysis/india-unemployment-surges-in-may-202006100820″ target=”_blank”>record highs</a>, and Modi has begun the gradual process of <a href=”https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-is-it-too-early-to-ease-lockdown-restrictions-in-india/a-53648941″ target=”_blank”>ending the lockdown</a>, despite evidence that COVID infections and deaths continue to rise.</p><p>And Modi, now serving his second term, has an approval rating in the <a href=”https://morningconsult.com/form/coronavirus-outbreak-tracker/” target=”_blank”>high 70s</a>, and <a href=”https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/over-93-trust-modi-govt-will-handle-covid-19-crisis-well-survey/articleshow/75312862.cms” target=”_blank”>more than 90%</a> of people reportedly …

What is the harm in linking digital wallets to India’s unique biometric ID Aadhaar? None, many people would argue. But Poornima*, a transgender activist living in a big city in North Eastern India, knows differently. Among the trans people she works with, many engage in sex work and rely on the popular Indian digital wallet …

Getty Depending on your line of work, thinking about the road map out of the lockdown phase of the pandemic and what our lives will be like as long as we live with the virus and without proper vaccines and treatments is unnerving, to say the least. More and more countries are announcing plans for …

Students at universities across the United States participated in protests to demand their schools refrain from using facial recognition on campus. The protests on Monday came after pushback led by students and digital rights group Fight for The Future against a proposed facial recognition program at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) led …

Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed use of the controversial facial recognition software known as Clearview AI. The police force says some officers with units investigating child sexual exploitation, human trafficking, cyber crime as well as the digital forensics division, had accessed “a free online trial version” of the application since December but were later …