King's Cross developers under investigation for scanning public with facial recognition cameras

King's Cross developers under investigation for scanning public with facial recognition cameras

Police trials of facial recognition are currently under judicial review and a parliamentary report released last month said new laws were “urgently needed” to govern the use of the emerging technology.

Facial recognition in King's Cross prompts call for new laws

Facial recognition in King's Cross prompts call for new laws

UK biometrics commissioner Prof Paul Wiles has called for the government to take action over the use of facial recognition technology by the private sector as well as by law enforcement.

King's Cross developer defends use of facial recognition

King's Cross developer defends use of facial recognition

"These cameras use a number of detection and tracking methods, including facial recognition, but also have sophisticated systems in place to protect the privacy of the general public," it said.

List of Canada–United States border crossings

List of Canada–United States border crossings

Four Falls Brown Road New Brunswick East Road Russell Road Maine Canada still provides Customs services seasonally, but US-bound traffic is prohibited, and has been since the US border station closed in the 1960s.

CBP Traveler and License Plate Photos Stolen

CBP Traveler and License Plate Photos Stolen

While there have not been many details released about the people and information contained in the breach, most experts agree that it is highly unlikely to involve any photos of travelers, passports or license plates from the millions of “VPN travelers” who cross the borders virtually to enjoy freedom from censorship and privacy invasion.

CrossFit Shutters Facebook, Instagram Accounts Amid Data Privacy Concerns

CrossFit Shutters Facebook, Instagram Accounts Amid Data Privacy Concerns

CrossFit’s decision Monday to deactivate all Facebook and Instagram pages indefinitely was fueled by growing data and privacy concerns with the social media giant, Greg Glassman revealed on a call with the Morning Chalk Up. CrossFit staff has been silent on the changes amid large speculation in the community about what is actually going on.

Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers

Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers

"From the negative perspective, people can use our cross-browser tracking to violate users' privacy by providing customized ads," Yinzhi Cao, the lead researcher who is an assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Lehigh University, told Ars.

The Humanitarian Metadata Problem - Doing No Harm in the Digital Era

The Humanitarian Metadata Problem - Doing No Harm in the Digital Era

This joint report by Privacy International and the International Committee of the Red Cross aims to provide people who work in the humanitarian sphere with the knowledge they need to understand the risks involved in the use of certain new technologies.