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The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday filed suit in Cook County against Clearview AI, a New York-based startup that has developed a controversial facial recognition tool that allows users to compare an image against a database of billions of photos lifted from the internet. The lawsuit against Clearview — which has provided its program …

Alternative LendingDigital BankingSavings and Investment The facial verification technology is now available to both Android and iPhone users. Image source: Andrew Bud/iProov   Facial verification firm iProov has partnered with the NHS to verify users signing into the NHS app. The technology was first deployed to Android apps but is now available on the iOS …

The Police Commissioner has ordered a stocktake of surveillance technologies after police trialled controversial facial recognition software without consulting his office. Your playlist will load after this ad Even the new police commissioner was in the dark about what his officers were up to. Source: 1 NEWS Last week, RNZ revealed police conducted hundreds of …

(TNS) — Boston is the latest city to consider passing a municipal ban on the use of facial recognition technology, a software that has been criticized for its potential to violate civil liberties and misidentify members of the public, especially people of color. City Councilors Michelle Wu and Ricardo Arroyo on Wednesday, May 6 introduced an …

The ACLU’s national and New York arms filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and three of its agencies to expose law enforcement’s secretive use of facial recognition surveillance technology. The new suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York came after DHS and the agencies—Customs and …

The NYPD on Friday said it plans to use emerging facial recognition technology in limited circumstances for “legitimate law enforcement purposes.” In announcing the policy Friday, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea outlined what he called six limited circumstances where the digital programs would be used to help develop leads to solve crimes. Among the circumstances were …

Epic Games has acquired Cubic Motion, a provider of automated performance-driven facial animation technology for video games, film, broadcast, and immersive experiences such as virtual reality. Cubic Motion has helped Epic on its quest to create graphically realistic virtual humans, which look and behave like real people. Cubic Motion’s part of that has been to …

LONDON (AP) — As night falls in London, Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart start applying makeup. Instead of lipstick and eyeliner, they’re covering their faces with geometric shapes. Rowlands has long narrow blue triangles and thin white rectangles criss-crossing her face. Hart has a collection of red, orange and white angular shapes on hers. They’re …

OLYMPIA— Agencies using facial recognition technology would be required to test it for accuracy and bias to make sure it’s accountable, under a bill that passed Friday in the House. The bill will provide moral guardrails on the use of facial recognition software, said Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent. The technology needs to improve and be …

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 …