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US city passes extensive facial recognition ban

Portland, Oregon, has banned the use of facial recognition technology by local government – including the police – and businesses such as retail stores,...

US airport to test facial recognition at check-ins

An airport in Atlanta, Georgia, plans to test facial recognition at domestic flight check-in counters. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the trial at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport forms...

Russian schools get facial recognition cameras

facialFacial recognition-equipped cameras will reportedly be installed in over 43,000 Russian schools, The Moscow Times reports. Cameras have already been installed in over 1,608 schools...

India to launch world’s largest facial recognition system

India’s central government approved the implementation of its Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) across the country beginning in 2021. Biometric Update reports AFRS will allow...

Moscow to continue video surveillance, court rules

A court in Moscow, Russia, ruled that the use of biometric facial recognition technology in video surveillance in the city is not a violation...

Banks launch facial biometrics in Nigeria, South Africa

Two African banks are launching authentication with facial biometrics for financial services. Nariametrics reports Access Bank in Nigeria is introducing a new facial biometric payment...