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EU watchdog: Europol’s plan for migrant biometric data raises ‘serious questions’

A European data watchdog is scrutinizing a proposal to enhance Europol’s cooperation with Frontex and other agencies that would boost…

 

Europol and Frontex documents explain why ETIAS is running late

The rollout of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is running late due to delays from both EU…

 

Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…

 

Europol finds urgent actions needed to counter criminals using deepfakes

Convinced that deepfakes already pose an unprecedented criminal threat, the European Union’s law enforcement agency says lawmakers and regulators need…

 

Spanish police, Europol seize thousands of counterfeit digital ID cards, passports in raid

Almost 2,000 counterfeit passports and ID cards for 56 nationalities and supplies of digital ID card chips were seized in…

 

In US and Europe, biometric data exchange key to stopping human trafficking

A new agreement between Costa Rica and the U.S. under the Department of Homeland Security’s Biometric Information Sharing Partnerships (BDSP)…

 

Iceland updates ID cards as Frontex warns of document fraud in EU

Frontex detected 22,300 fraudulent identity documents on the EU’s external borders in 2023, while Greece just seized almost 5,000 in…

 

Expansive facial recognition surveillance coming to Hong Kong, Bahrain, South Africa

The use of facial recognition technology for law enforcement has proven controversial, but not enough to deter authorities around the…

 

EU’s Prüm II rolls on; will it roll over privacy concerns?

The debate over an update to a biometrics-sharing agreement in the EU is simple enough. Either there’re no human rights…

 

EU’s biometric passport checks could lead to limits for Eurostar passenger numbers

The European Union’s planned Entry/Exit System (EES) could cause hour-long queues for the Eurostar railway service in the UK and…

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