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Uber faces legal action over ‘racially discriminatory’ facial recognition ID checks

Ride-hailing giant Uber is facing a legal challenge over its use of real-time facial recognition technology in a driver and courier identity check system that it uses in the UK. […]




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The past, present and future of IoT in physical security

Fredrik Nilsson Contributor Fredrik Nilsson is the vice president of the Americas for Axis Communications, overseeing the company’s operations in North and South America and serving on the global management […]




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UK’s ICO warns over ‘big data’ surveillance threat of live facial recognition in public

The UK’s chief data protection regulator has warned over reckless and inappropriate use of live facial recognition (LFR) in public places. Publishing an opinion today on the use of this […]




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Cybersecurity startup SpiderSilk raises $2.25M to help prevent data breaches

Dubai-based cybersecurity startup SpiderSilk has raised $2.25 million in a pre-Series A round, led by venture firms Global Ventures and STV. In the past two years, SpiderSilk has discovered some […]







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Facial Analysis: Facial Recognition’s Unknown Brother

Illustration: © IoT For AllFacial Recognition is like the all-star jock who got into Harvard, graduated with honors, and is now married to his high school sweetheart with two kids […]




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Massachusetts governor won’t sign police reform bill with facial recognition ban

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has returned a police reform bill back to the state legislature, asking lawmakers to strike out several provisions — including one for a statewide ban on […]