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Court blocks Israeli police request to access biometric database

Israeli police have been blocked by a District Court ruling from a national biometric database, which they had planned to…

 

UIDAI stops Aadhaar enrollment service by private rural partners

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has declined to renew its memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the country’s network…

 

Legislation proposes new national facial recognition services for Australia

Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton has introduced legislation to create a national facial recognition system available…

 

UK Home Office biometrics strategy now slated for June publication

UK Home Office minister Susan Williams says the department’s long-awaited biometrics strategy will be published in June, the Register reports….

 

Report blasts overbudget and delayed Australian biometric database replacement project

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is AU$35 million (US$28 million) over budget and has “little to show” for a…

 

UK Commons committee prepares for inquiry into Home Office’ biometrics guidance

A UK House of Commons committee is preparing to launch an inquiry into the storage of 20 million mugshots by…

 

Australia adds drivers’ license photos to national facial recognition system

Data from drivers’ licenses will be added to the Australian government’s biometric databases after it reached an agreement with state…

 

UK planning to consolidate biometric databases, consider expanding Surveillance Camera Code application

The UK’s Home Office is planning to consolidate its IDENT 1 and IABS biometric databases into one central platform for…

 

Snowden blames Aadhaar for destroying privacy of Indians

Edward Snowden has weighed in on the privacy implications of the Aadhaar program and its biometric database ahead of court…

 

Israel’s biometric database allegedly managed illegally by subcontractor

Israel’s biometric database has allegedly been managed by a private contractor for more than two years, in violation of the…

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