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Police use of facial biometrics raising privacy concerns, calls for regulation in Canada, Scotland

Law enforcement agencies around the world have been showing keen interest in biometric facial recognition, but privacy advocates fear the…

 

False positives draw criticism of Wales police facial recognition use as Scotland considers iris biometrics

South Wales police have admitted that of the 2,470 people identified as possible matches with criminals on file out of…

 

Scotland police considering handheld fingerprint scanners for forensic work

Police in Scotland are considering implementing new technology that could compare fingerprints left at murder scenes against a national biometrics…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Scotland, UK governments tackle biometrics ethics with new Commissioners, report

The Scottish Parliament has nominated Dr. Brian Plastow as the country’s first Biometrics Commissioner. A former police Chief Superintendent and…

 

UK police biometrics need governance improvement, legislation, Commissioner review finds

UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has accepted an opportunity to remain in the role until the end of the year…

 

London Metropolitan Police now considering pausing facial recognition expansion

Following several months of growing concerns among privacy rights advocates and an independent report commissioned by London’s Metropolitan Police that…

 

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…

 

Police use of facial biometrics draws scrutiny; helps rescue thousands of children in India

Clearview AI has been telling prospective clients that it is offering or planning to offer facial biometric technology to at…

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