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Chicago weighing special rules for businesses to use facial recognition for security

Chicago is considering amending its municipal code to allow businesses licensed by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to collect and…

 

Inside the HART of the DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management

The Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) was…

 

EFF sounds alarm over the DHS HART biometric database

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) database will likely become the largest repository of biometric…

 

EFF requests clarification, expresses concerns on Biometric Entry/Exit implementation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a letter it sent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) following a…

 

EFF calls for independent oversight and privacy protection in facial recognition report

U.S. law enforcement agencies are implementing facial recognition with little in the way of oversight or privacy protections, which could…

 

EFF says TSA facial recognition proposal part of dangerous overreach

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has issued a “call to action” over a proposal by the U.S. Transportation Safety Authority…

 

Privacy group EFF pens letter opposing border surveillance bill

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) penned a letter to the federal government in opposition of a new federal bill that…

 

Ekin Technology granted patent for all-in-one LPR, speedometer, and facial recognition scanner

Turkey’s Ekin Technology was recently granted a U.S. patent for a light bar with an integrated license plate reader (LPR),…

 

Privacy advocates concerned as SDPD ramps up use of facial recognition technology

San Diego police agencies are doubling up on the use of facial recognition devices to identify suspects in the field…

 

Police using DNA familial matches to investigate capital crimes

According to a recent article in Wired Magazine, your relative’s DNA could turn you into a suspect. With the advent…

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