Face biometrics deployments increase as regulator and public push back

The regulatory heat around facial recognition continues to rise, even as implementations increase from airports to digital health credentials around the world.

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The FTC has declared its intention to crack down on facial recognition surveillance systems, just as Rank One Computing has brought on an executive with extensive federal agency experience on board. A health passport with iProov face biometrics has reached the testing stage, while Blank Rome offers some guidance for businesses trying to sort out their obligations under Portland’s new regulations on facial recognition.

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https://www.biometricupdate.com/202101/face-biometrics-deployments-increase-as-regulator-and-public-push-back

Why is Gates denying Event 201?

In October, 2019 Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who, together with his wife, runs the richest and most powerful foundation in the world, co-organised a simulation exercise on a worldwide corona epidemic. Videos were posted documenting the exercise. But intriguingly Gates now denies such an exercise ever took place.

Why is Gates denying Event 201?

Why? On April 12, 2020, Bill Gates said in an interview to the BBC, “Now here we are. We didn’t simulate this, we didn’t practice, so both the health policies and economic policies, we find ourselves in uncharted territory.”

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https://www.nationalheraldindia.com/international/why-is-gates-denying-event-201