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US biometric surveillance database reaches 10,000 data points

A privacy advocate’s database counting the United States government bodies that surveil citizens’ biometric identifiers reportedly now has 9,850 data…

 

Suspect image based on DNA phenotyping pulled back by Edmonton police

Edmonton Police Service has asked the public to help identify a suspect from a computer-generated image based on DNA phenotyping,…

 

AI belongs on the street alongside cops, researchers urge

‘RoboCop’ was brutal satire about policing, but a team of researchers at a U.S. national lab may see it as…

 

Attorneys, digital rights advocates want facial recognition process open to discovery in court

Two digital rights groups and a defendants’ rights association are arguing in a New Jersey court that evidence discovery in…

 

San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…

 

Lovelace Institute calls for stiff regulation covering biometric data in US

UK-based tech research and advocacy organization The Ada Lovelace Institute has posted a critique of biometrics oversight in America, written…

 

Biometrics in cars pitched for security, safety, convenience

Biometrics-enabled vehicles – autonomous and otherwise – continue to be introduced in various forms, and related new technologies developed, while…

 

Tally of facial recognition bans being overturned keeps growing

The high tide for U.S. restrictions on police use of facial recognition might have come and gone. Seventeen partial or…

 

Guardian RFID debuts cloud-based prison platform with facial recognition

Guardian RFID, a Maple Grove, Minnesota-based company that specializes in correctional facility technology, has launched a cloud product that utilizes…

 

California BIPA copy proposed as biometric data privacy proposals proliferate

State legislators in California are proposing copycat legislation modeled on the regulation which has proven most punitive for businesses using…

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