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11 December 2019

China: People required to have their faces scanned when registering new mobile phone services

Author: BBC (UK)

“China due to introduce face scans for mobile users”, 1 December 2019...

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6 December 2019
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Author: Patrick Ruiz, Developpez.com (France)

« Les entreprises chinoises veulent aider à façonner les normes mondiales de reconnaissance faciale », 3 décembre 2019...

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5 December 2019

EU Fundamental Rights Agency looks at human rights implications of using facial recognition technology in law enforcement

Facial recognition technology (FRT) makes it possible to compare digital facial images to determine whether they are of the same person. Increasingly, private companies and public authorities are already using this technology, and several EU Member...

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3 December 2019

SenseTime to lead working group on drawing up national facial recognition standards

Author: Caixin

“Government Asks SenseTime to Lead Plans for National Facial-Recognition Standards”, 28 November 2019...

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1 December 2019

Hong Kong: AI firm Megvii reportedly faces additional queries from HKEx on IPO application after blacklisted by US over alleged involvement in human rights violations

Author: Bloomberg (US)

“Chinese AI Giant Megvii Faces HKEX Queries on IPO Application”, 22 November 2019...

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21 November 2019

Commentary: AI for good can cause human rights harms without appropriate safeguards

Author: Mark Latonero, Wired

"Opinion: AI for good is often bad," 18 Nov 2019...

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21 November 2019

Facebook & Google’s surveillance poses unprecedented danger to human rights says Amnesty International; the companies dispute the findings

Author: Amnesty International

"Surveillance giants: How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights," 21 Nov 2019...

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15 November 2019

Council of Europe publishes recommendations on human rights impacts of algorithmic systems

Author: Access Now

12 November 2019...

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15 November 2019

Google contractor allegedly provided misleading information & targeted people of color in facial recognition study; incl. company comments

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15 November 2019

Google suspends controversial project that scans face of homeless people & students

Author: Allan Adamson, Tech Times

Google employed questionable and misleading methods for the project, dispatching teams to target homeless people, along with students on college campuses around the country... A third party employment firm called Randstad allegedly paid the workers,...

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