EU police are planning a massive face recognition database.

EU police are planning a massive face recognition database.

Police forces in the European Union are planning to establish an interconnected bloc-wide network of facial recognition databases, leaked documents reveal. An EU Council report, reportedly circulated among 10 member states last November, details measures led by Austria to legislate for the building of a network of facial recognition databases that could be used and accessed by police forces across the bloc. The documents, obtained by The Intercept, correspond to a series of reports which examine whether the Prüm treaty, which contains rules for operational police cooperation between EU member…

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Kenes Rakishev’s Finney still number one in block chain smartphones

Kenes Rakishev’s Finney still number one in block chain smartphones

Sirin Labs with its Finney smartphone was a bright star of the Year of the Crypto. It managed to attract first-hand celebrities and multi-million investments. It wouldn’t be true to proclaim it as a total and utter success. In fact, it wasn’t designed to be broad-base phone for everyone. It has some market and is quite successful in its own niche. What’s more important is that Kenes Rakishev’s vision of bridging traditional investment and the digital age quite succeeded. Kenes Rakishev’s Sirin Labs has managed to attract the serious pool…

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Prime Minister urges people not to panic despite growing outbreaks of coronavirus

Prime Minister urges people not to panic despite growing outbreaks of coronavirus

The number of people confirmed having contracted the coronavirus in northern Italy rose to 16 on Friday (21 February) but Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the country is prepared to manage the outbreak and people don’t need to be worried. Speaking to reporters at the end of a special EU summit on budget, Conte took the opportunity to reassure the public about the outbreak of coronavirus in Northern Italy. Health authorities have confirmed 14 cases in Lombardy region, in the province of Lodi about 40 kilometres from Milan, while the…

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