• Sep 21, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Opening the black boxes: algorithmic bias and the need for accountability

Here on Privacy News Online we’ve written a number of stories about the privacy implications of DNA. There’s an important case going through the Californian courts at the moment that involves DNA and privacy, but whose ramifications go far beyond those issues: “In this case, a defendant was linked to a series of rapes by … Continue reading “Opening the black boxes: algorithmic bias and the need for accountability”

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  • Jul 3, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Our surveillance future: pervasive, continuous facial recognition from wandering robo-cars and hovering drones

Last month, Privacy News Online wrote about the first arrest by UK police using an automatic facial recognition system mounted on a vehicle to scan people in a crowd. But things move quickly in the world of surveillance technologies: the police in Dubai have announced that they will be deploying facial recognition systems mounted on … Continue reading “Our surveillance future: pervasive, continuous facial recognition from wandering robo-cars and hovering drones”

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