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Northern Ireland holding public consultation into police DNA and fingerprint biometrics retention

A public consultation into the retention of DNA and fingerprint biometrics has been launched by Northern Ireland Justice Minister Naomi…

 

Bringing order to biometrics purchases and use by police to be a tough fight

New federal legislation that would sic science on biometrics in policing faces a nearly vertical climb even as a majority…

 

Legislation would block police from using facial recognition with body cam footage

The newly introduced Stop Biometric Surveillance by Law Enforcement Act would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition…

 

Amnesty pushes for ban on facial recognition use for mass surveillance by police, government

Amnesty International is supporting the Algorithmic Justice League, the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation in their fight against biometric facial recognition technology use for…

 

DataWorks face biometrics police contract extension on hold as Detroit residents protest

Earlier this week, Detroit residents started a caravan of 40 vehicles to protest against Project Green Light, which sees biometric…

 

Australian rights advocates criticize use of facial biometrics by police, government

Australian Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow is pushing for more rigorous facial recognition regulation to prevent law enforcement from abusing…

 

Biometric payment card timelines move up, tech giants pause facial recognition sales to U.S. police

Anticipation for mass market biometric credit and debit cards continues to build, with market conditions aligning and major announcements expected…

 

Microsoft joins the crowd in declining to sell facial biometrics to U.S. police until federal law in place

Microsoft has followed Amazon and IBM in declaring it does not sell facial recognition technology to police in the United States,…

 

Amazon pauses sale of facial biometrics to police while advocates push Microsoft and Ring to follow

Amazon has put a one-year moratorium on direct sales of its biometric facial recognition service to law enforcement to allow for…

 

Proposal would ban warrantless facial biometrics on U.S. police body cameras, use on protestors questioned

Among the changes proposed in The Justice in Policing Act recently unveiled by House Democrats in the U.S. is a ban…

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