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Facial biometrics rules passed for Pittsburgh police use, but may have little practical effect

Police in Pittsburgh must now receive approval from City Council to purchase biometric facial recognition algorithms as well as predictive…

 

Police in Japan reveal use of facial biometrics in criminal probes

A biometric facial recognition system that matches photos of offenders with images from social media and surveillance cameras has been…

 

Aadhaar biometrics extend to drivers’ processes, expansion of police biometric data collection proposed

Drivers in India can now use biometrics to perform Aadhaar authentication for drivers’ license renewal and vehicle registration processes, the…

 

Portland, Oregon bans face biometrics for businesses and local police

Biometric facial recognition can no longer be used by private organizations or local agencies in Portland, Oregon after City Council…

 

Biometrics Commissioner supports emergency extension of UK police fingerprint and DNA data retention powers

The UK Biometrics Commissioner has responded to a formal request by Counter-Terrorism Policing to extend emergency powers granted for the…

 

New Zealand police upgrade facial recognition system for real-time CCTV biometric identification

New Zealand police have been discreetly rolling out a biometric facial recognition system that uses real-time CCTV feeds to detect…

 

Facial recognition lessons for the private sector from the South Wales police case

In response to the successful appeal against the legality of South Wales Police’s use of facial biometrics for automated public identification,…

 

UK police plan to introduce controversial biometric technology despite growing chorus of concern

An independent review of the use of face biometrics by UK police by the Ada Lovelace Institute will draw heavily…

 

Live biometric facial recognition use by South Wales Police ruled unlawful by appeals court

The use of facial biometrics for automatic public identification by South Wales Police has been declared unlawful by the UK…

 

Maine city bans local police and government use of biometric facial recognition pending referendum

Biometric facial recognition cannot be used by municipal agencies in Portland, Maine, after its City Council unanimously approved an ordinance…

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