Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech

Amazon shareholders will vote to ban the company’s controversial facial recognition technology next week in a key symbolic process. Amazon set the vote date, May 22nd, after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the company’…

India’s privacy ruling could disrupt its biometric society

A landmark judgement has ruled that Indian citizens have a fundamental right to privacy, despite the country’s vast biometric identification scheme. In a case bought forward by opponents of the government’s Aadhaar biometric program, Chief Jus…