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Now Hiring: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner

The recruitment of Scotland’s first-ever Biometrics Commissioner has begun, with details of the appointment posted to the Scottish Parliament’s website….

 

Scottish Parliament passes bill to address police use of biometric data

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation to establish a Biometrics Commissioner that will monitor how law enforcement captures, stores, uses…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

 

Legal issues around facial biometrics use examined in U.S., Canada, and UK

The use of biometrics, and facial recognition in particular, will be discussed by representatives of several U.S. government departments at…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

 

Academic research into biometrics included in Scottish Parliament investigation of policing

A criminologist from Northumbria University researching how biometric technologies are used in law enforcement and their impact on individuals has…

 

Members of Scottish Parliament demand more authority, power for Biometrics Commissioner

Members of Scottish Parliament are pushing for the Scottish biometrics commissioner to be given more authority and responsibilities than those…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary talks ethics, calls biometrics bill “narrow”

As Scotland is looking into new legislation for the role of biometrics commissioner, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf believes the use…

 

Rights groups urge Scotland to grant Biometrics Commissioner broad oversight mandate

A coalition of rights advocacy groups has called on Scotland’s government to expand the scope of the proposed biometrics commissioner…

 

Scotland parliamentary committee considers Biometrics Commissioner role details

The Justice Committee of Scotland’s Parliament is seeking input as it considers the scope and enforcement powers of the proposed…

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