[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief: WHO releases first recommendations on digital health; US airports to use facial recognition; Microsoft rejects law on facial recognition; UN restart process on “responsible state behaviour in cyberspace”.....

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 19 16:34:06 UTC 2019


“World Health Organisation today released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services…”https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/17-04-2019-who-releases-first-guideline-on-digital-health-interventions


“The Department of Homeland Security says<https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/19_0417_fy18-entry-and-exit-overstay-report.pdf> it expects to use facial recognition technology on 97 percent of departing passengers within the next four years. The system, which involves photographing passengers before they board their flight, first started rolling out in 2017, and was operational in 15 US airports as of the end of 2018…” https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/18/18484581/us-airport-facial-recognition-departing-flights-biometric-exit

Read full review here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/04/19/internet-gov-weekly-brief-who-release-first-recommendations-on-digital-health-us-airports-to-use-facial-recognition-microsoft-reject-law-on-facial-recognition-un-restart-process-on-responsible-s/

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