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Stringent biometrics laws advance in Maryland, balance between bans and oversight urged

Legislators in Maryland voted to pass a regulatory law which strictly limits the use of genealogy websites in criminal investigations…

 

China easily gets around US biometrics bans in Uyghur region — report

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China’s Xinjiang territory, yet according…

 

Blanket bans on face biometrics use by private sector unhelpful, digital privacy group argues

Robust regulation can ensure private sector use of facial recognition that balances people’s freedom to use biometric technology for phone…

 

Massachusetts partially bans police facial recognition use in latest reform bill

Massachusetts state lawmakers have passed a new statewide police reform bill banning facial recognition technology for police departments and public…

 

Vix Vizion face biometrics approved for enforcing gambling bans in South Australia

The government of South Australia has selected Vix Vizion to deploy facial recognition to casinos, clubs and other hospitality venues…

 

Portland, Oregon bans face biometrics for businesses and local police

Biometric facial recognition can no longer be used by private organizations or local agencies in Portland, Oregon after City Council…

 

Maine city bans local police and government use of biometric facial recognition pending referendum

Biometric facial recognition cannot be used by municipal agencies in Portland, Maine, after its City Council unanimously approved an ordinance…

 

U.S. bans business deals with leading Chinese biometrics providers

Tensions generated by COVID-19, China’s actions in Hong Kong and an extensive trade war have led to the U.S. government’s…

 

Germany bans passport photo morphing to prevent biometric spoofs at border checks

The German government is banning passport photo morphing, which can be used to assign multiple identities to a single passport…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

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