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EU Biometric Entry/Exit may add to border wait times; Statewatch worries

Waiting times for travelers at borders may increase substantially after the deployment of the European Union‘s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)….

 

EDRi, Statewatch call for ban of EU-wide police facial recognition system

The European Commission’s ‘Prüm II’ legislation may amplify the risks of state overreach and biometric mass surveillance and should therefore…

 

Statewatch warns of worsening ethnic profiling risk in EU as identity systems expand

Monitoring organization Statewatch warns that new biometric identity controls used by police and immigration authorities in the European Union could…

 

Driving license biometrics could form pan European ‘perpetual police line-up’: Statewatch

Any holder of an EU driving license will have their details and biometric information and photograph added to a pan-EU…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

 

eu-LISA biometrics brief explains border systems for wide audience

A European Union agency tasked with operating large-scale IT systems related to law enforcement is publishing a series of briefs…

 

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)…

 

EU rights groups demand revision to data transfer deal with Israel

More than ten human rights groups have signed a letter protesting the European Union’s decision to continue personal data transfers…

 

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 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…

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