Abandon Zero-Sum, Simplistic either/or Solutions – Positive-Sum is Paramount: Achieving Public Safety and Privacy

Source: GPS by Design

There is great interest in how the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada (IPC) has approached privacy and public safety issues, by bringing them together in a positive-sum manner. In this paper, the IPC shares its approach to applying Privacy by Design (PbD) which is relevant in the context of public safety and law enforcement, including the application of PbD to surveillance programs and the use of associated technologies.

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Facial Recognition with Biometric Encryption in Match-on-Card Architecture for Gaming and Other Computer Applications (Feasibility Study)

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Last year, as part of improvements in the Responsible Gambling program, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) completed the implementation of facial recognition technology utilizing Biometric Encryption techniques in most of its casino facilities [1, 2]. Biometric Encryption or BE (a.k.a. biometric template protection, biometric crypto system, fuzzy extractor, etc.) is a process that binds a digital key to, or generates a key from, a biometric so that no biometric image or template is stored.

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