[ZDNet] Human Rights Commission calls for a freeze on ‘high-risk’ facial recognition

Until protections around the use of such technologies are in place, the Australian Human Rights Commission has asked for a moratorium on the use of biometrics, including facial recognition, in ‘high-risk’ areas. It has also recommended the creation of an AI Safety Commissioner.

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[HackerNews] Critical RCE Flaw in ForgeRock Access Manager Under Active Attack

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