US Congress votes to relax internet privacy rules

The US House of Representatives voted Tuesday to ditch broadband privacy rules that have prevented Internet service providers (ISPs) from selling their customers’ data. The rules, passed last October, protect US consumers’ online data and personal...

Results from Retail Risk – Global Survey

Delegates at the Retail Risk – London conference last week were the first to experience the new live and interactive Retail Risk – Global Survey. Since 2011 Retail Knowledge’s Surveys of retailers primarily in the US, UK and Australia have become an indispensable tool...

7% of consumers want digital facetime for security

Facial recognition technology, using CCTV, has been one of the more exciting innovations in the retail space in recent years. Databases with the faces of known ‘baddies’ are increasingly available to stores. In online retail however, putting a face or other biometric...

Honeymoon period over at self check-outs?

The man whose patented technology has probably detected more checkout fraud than any other recent invention was at the Retail Risk – London conference last week. StopLift Checkout Vision Systems has detected more than two million incidents of scan-avoidance at both...