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Some states reject facial recognition for police, but a groundswell may be building

The Security Industry Association, maybe with a premature sigh of relief, is reporting that measures calling for significant restrictions on…

 

Police in Israel want greater freedom to use facial recognition

Israeli politicians are considering limits on how police use face biometrics to surveil the Middle Eastern nation, including its borders…

 

Police surveillance, biometric data collection threatening right to protest

Police surveillance is threatening people’s right to protest according to Privacy International as it publishes a practical guide to reducing…

 

Integrated Biometrics partner Akiyama wins Brazil Federal Police contract

The Federal Police of Brazil have purchased 1,500 fingerprint scanners made by Integrated Biometrics after a recent bid. The order…

 

Police, border guards’ face-matching test updated for first time in a decade

A human examiner face matching test, (GFMT2) used to select staff for police and government roles has been updated for the…

 

GAO finds fed agencies ignorant about basic police biometric programs

It is hard not to picture a genie that has escaped its lamp after reading a new government accountability report…

 

Indian police nab biometric spoofing gang

Police in the Indian state of Haryana say five persons suspected of perpetuating bank fraud using the biometric authentication mechanism…

 

Amazon extends police facial recognition moratorium

Amazon has taken the time limit off of its self-imposed moratorium on offering its face biometrics technology to U.S. law…

 

UK Commissioner defends face biometrics use by police as practical necessity

Police have no choice but to use facial recognition, along with any other technologies that can help them fight crime,…

 

Police facial recognition on images from US protest, social media in Canada questioned

A coalition of groups has written to the administrators of a facial recognition system used to identify a person accused…

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