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Company Response

29 Jul 2022


Response from NEC to allegations about its contribution to HART´s invasion of privacy and human rights violations

Statement to “HART Attack: How DHS’s massive biometrics database will supercharge surveillance and threaten rights, 29 July 2022

NEC formulated the "NEC Group AI and Human Rights Principles" as a guideline for promoting business activities among the social implementation of AI and the utilization of biometrics and other data.

Based on these principles, when promoting businesses related to the utilization of AI, NEC complies with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and region, and each employee aims to perform all stages of corporate activities, such as dialogue and co-creation, in cooperation with various stakeholders.

Furthermore, NEC recognizes respect for human rights as the highest priority in each and every stage of its business operations, which is also outlined in the principles, and links this position to its actions.