Privacy

Read: Pilot Program in Jackson, Miss., Lets Police Live-Stream Ring Doorbells

Pilot Program in Jackson, Miss., Lets Police Live-Stream Ring Doorbells

The pilot program has no affiliation with Amazon or Ring and is instead being conducted in partnership with two technology companies.

Read: Amazon Halts Police Use of Facial Recognition Software for a Year

Amazon Halts Police Use of Facial Recognition Software for a Year

Amazon will allow its software to be used by organizations that help rescue human trafficking victims and reunite missing children with their families.

Read: Ring May Be Considering Adding LPR, Facial Recognition to Cameras

Ring May Be Considering Adding LPR, Facial Recognition to Cameras

A leaked survey shows Ring asked beta testers how interested they would be in technology such as familiar faces detection, license plate detection and more.

Read: UCLA Abandons Facial Recognition Plan After Student Backlash

UCLA Abandons Facial Recognition Plan After Student Backlash

The university reversed its decision after an experiment conducted by a privacy group saw facial recognition software falsely match the headshots of some UCLA athletes and faculty to mugshots.

Read: ADT Study: 92% of Consumers Trust Smart Home Integrators to Protect Data

ADT Study: 92% of Consumers Trust Smart Home Integrators to Protect Data

Security dealers are well positioned to provide leadership and guidance to maintain consumer trust and promote responsible data privacy practices.

Read: Ring Employees Fired for Snooping on Customer Doorbell Videos

Ring Employees Fired for Snooping on Customer Doorbell Videos

Over the past four years, Ring has fired four employees after finding each one attempted to access video data that went beyond what was necessary to do their job.

Read: United States Is 4th Worst Country When It Comes to Securing Biometric Data

United States Is 4th Worst Country When It Comes to Securing Biometric Data

A new report ranks 50 countries based on where they are taking biometrics, what they’re being taken for and how they’re being stored.

Read: Top 4 Identity Protection Predictions for 2020

Top 4 Identity Protection Predictions for 2020

Blake Hall, CEO and founder of ID.me, has drafted four predictions around biometrics, federated identity and data privacy regulations.

Read: Microsoft to Comply With California’s Privacy Law Nationwide

Microsoft to Comply With California’s Privacy Law Nationwide

The CCPA — somewhat similar to the European Union’s GDPR — is one of the most sweeping data privacy regulations in the U.S.

Read: These 6 Cities Are the Most Surveilled in America

These 6 Cities Are the Most Surveilled in America

Six cities landed on a worldwide top 50 list of cities with the most surveillance cameras per person. Cities in China took eight out of the top 10 spots.

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