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UK deploys fingerprint, face biometrics to track deportees, non-Irish EU citizens

People subject to deportation orders in the UK will soon have to carry a GPS-enabled fingerprint scanner. The move, designed…

 

Thoughtful Biometrics event returns to advance ethical practices

Dates for the second Thoughtful Biometrics conference have been announced. The virtual conference will happen across 4 days between July…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group gets 2022 direction, new members

The UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group (BFEG) has received the 2021/2022 commissioning letter from the Home Office Head of…

 

BioRugged, Panini and NEC America add employees, Biometrics Institute recruiting

BioRugged has hired Siphiwe Ngwenya as an Android Developer and Project Support Specialist for its biometric solutions. Ngwenya was a…

 

Scotland, UK governments tackle biometrics ethics with new Commissioners, report

The Scottish Parliament has nominated Dr. Brian Plastow as the country’s first Biometrics Commissioner. A former police Chief Superintendent and…

 

States ponder facial recognition regulation, survey shows heightened privacy concerns in China

More regulations for facial recognition may be coming, with NJ considering a wide-ranging proposal, and a new Amnesty International campaign…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group updates principles to emphasize rights and non-discrimination

The UK government’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has updated the ethical principles it released in 2018 to include…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

Netherlands stands up Biometrics Standards Committee as UK adds new ethics group members

A pair of European government bodies have boosted their biometrics governance initiatives; one for international engagement, and one for national…

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