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Covering your face to avoid facial recognition could result in fines in England and France

London’s Metropolitan Police have fined a man £90 (US$118) after he declined to participate in a trial of the force’s…

 

UK tax agency voice biometric database surpasses 7 million but 160,000 opt out

More than 2 million voiceprints have been added to the database of the UK’s tax agency since June, but more…

 

Metropolitan Police conducting final live facial recognition trials before full evaluation

London’s Metropolitan Police are testing their live facial recognition system in Westminster on December 17 and 18 as the next…

 

London police chief says laws and regulations holding back use of facial biometrics

London Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick says the force’s attempts to use facial recognition on CCTV cameras are being hindered…

 

Scotland proposes Biometric Data Bill to establish new commissioner and law enforcement regulations

The Scottish Government has called for the appointment of a biometrics commissioner for the country and included a plan to…

 

Scottish government proposes immediate deletion of expired facial images in new biometrics code

The Scottish government has won praise from the Open Rights Group with a draft Code of Practice which, if implemented…

 

London police expect to run more facial recognition trials this year

London Metropolitan Police are planning to run more trials of automated facial recognition technology this year, though are not expecting…

 

UK Home Office biometrics strategy underwhelms after 6 year wait

The UK Home Office has published its long-awaited biometrics strategy. The 27-page document (PDF) sets out a framework for use…

 

London police continue facial recognition testing with Stratford deployment

London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have deployed facial recognition technology in the Stratford area of East London to identify suspects…

 

Interpol develops massive international voice biometrics database

Interpol has completed its Speaker Identification Integrated Project (SiiP), a voice biometric database for use by 192 law enforcement agencies…

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