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Italy bans facial recognition — except for use in law enforcement

Italy bans facial recognition — except for use in law enforcement

Aside from facial recognition, the prohibition extends to infrared 'super glasses' used for reading license plates at night. This week, Italy banned the use of facial recognition and 'smart glasses' for night vision, according to a report in Reuters. The Italian Data Protection Agency issued off... Read more

date2 months ago
‘UK government illegally utilizes facial recognition’

‘UK government illegally utilizes facial recognition’

An independent report urges the UK to stop utilizing live facial recognition (LFR) in open spaces until legislation for biometric technology is in place. The Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research institute, ordered the report to be conducted by Matthey Ryder, London's former deputy may... Read more

date7 months ago
Microsoft restricts access to several controversial AI services

Microsoft restricts access to several controversial AI services

Microsoft announced it will phase out access to a number of its artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition tools. The changes apply to some of its most controversial tech, including a product that seeks to identify the emotions people exhibit based on videos and images. The company has r... Read more

date7 months ago
Europe’s proposed AI standard faces many hurdles

Europe’s proposed AI standard faces many hurdles

Complex debates over things like facial recognition will take time to sort out, lawmakers say. Europe's effort to set a standard for artificial intelligence will likely take more than a year, according to a report in Reuters. Two key EU lawmakers said the debate will focus on whether facial rec... Read more

date12 months ago
European Parliament calls for ban on mass surveillance

European Parliament calls for ban on mass surveillance

The Parliament's move comes in response to appeals from numerous groups. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called for a ban on biometric mass surveillance technologies. The ban would specifically forbid the use of facial recognition systems. This week the parliament discussed a r... Read more

date1 year ago
Europe’s cities join forces to influence the EU’s AI laws

Europe’s cities join forces to influence the EU’s AI laws

Major metro areas are pushing for more control over how facial recognition technology will be used. Europe's cities are banding together to try and help shape pending EU legislation on Artificial Intelligence and facial recognition. As reported by POLITICO this week, Europe's cities "have the mo... Read more

date2 years ago
European Union watchdogs want to ban AI-powered Facial Recognition

European Union watchdogs want to ban AI-powered Facial Recognition

European Union privacy regulators are calling for a ban on AI technology used in identifying people while they are out in public. They firmly believe that the continued use of such technology can pose a high risk to the public’s privacy. Data protection watchdogs for the European Union recentl... Read more

date2 years ago
EU privacy watchdog says facial recognition should be banned

EU privacy watchdog says facial recognition should be banned

Europe's most powerful privacy protection organization calls for a ban on facial recognition in public spaces. Europe should ban facial recognition because of its “deep and non-democratic intrusion” into people’s private lives. So says the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Europe... Read more

date2 years ago
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