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Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…

 

Dutch Police refine rapid forensic biometrics approach after early testing

John A.J.M. Riemen, the lead specialist, manager and custodian of the Dutch Police’s national criminal Automated Biometric Identification System, has…

 

Biometrics use by law enforcement criticized in three European countries

Europe continues to wrestle with privacy issues around the collection of sensitive biometric data by law enforcement. In France, Norway,…

 

Biometrics integration, consortium promise easier secure online transactions in Europe

Large-scale biometrics collaborations and global projects drew the top headlines on Biometric Update this week, with OneSpan integrating with BankID…

 

France pushes EU Council to formalize extension of police biometrics data-sharing network

The French presidency has prompted the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council to formally approve a new version of…

 

More automatic forensic biometric data sharing proposed for privacy-focused Europe

In another example of how sentiment about privacy is complex if not chaotic at the moment, European politicians are considering…

 

Flurry of national ID, border control biometrics, digital wallets projects advance

Biometrics contracts from governments worth millions of dollars are being tendered, planned and carried out in headlines this week to…

 

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…

 

European Commission suggests adding facial recognition to EU-wide police database

The European Commission has put forward plans for EU police to work together more efficiently in order to fight criminal…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

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