ethics

Axon Establishes AI Ethics Board

Axon Establishes AI Ethics Board

“The establishment of such an advisory board suggests a more than token engagement between the stakeholders of new AI-driven policing technologies and the civil and privacy rights advocates who are skeptical of them.” Axon, a tech company specializing in connected solutions for law enforcement, has established an AI Ethics Board to help guide its development…

FPC Joins Ethical Electronics Nonprofit Coalition

FPC Joins Ethical Electronics Nonprofit Coalition

Fingerprint Cards is now an affiliate member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, the company has announced. The EICC is a nonprofit coalition of retail, electronics, automotive, and toy companies founded in 2004. Its aim, according to the EICC’s website, is to support “the rights and wellbeing of works and communities worldwide affected by the…

Rebranded UK Gov’t Advisory Body to Consider Biometrics Ethics

Rebranded UK Gov’t Advisory Body to Consider Biometrics Ethics

The UK’s National DNA Database Ethics Group has been renamed the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), and will have an expanded focus. The organization is a public agency charged with advising the Home Office, the government agency responsible for security, law, and immigration. Its rebrand is the result of a Triennial Review of Home…