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Groups oppose privacy exemption for FBI biometric database

Forty-four privacy, civil liberties, and immigrants’ rights organizations sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week…

 

Fingerprint background checks mandatory for Colorado surgical techs and assistants

Colorado lawmakers have passed House Bill 1160, a law requiring criminal background checks for surgical technologists and surgical assistants that…

 

Lyft and Uber to pause operations in Austin following fingerprint checks vote

Lyft and Uber will temporarily cease operations in Austin, Texas, following a city vote that rejected a ballot measure that…

 

Atlanta international airport wants Uber drivers to undergo fingerprint criminal background checks

Atlanta’s city council is expected to review a plan outlining certain conditions for Uber and other ride-booking services to operate…

 

Arizona introduces electronic fingerprint application system

Arizona’s Department of Public Safety electronic fingerprint application system (EFAS) now gives state residents the opportunity to apply for a…

 

MorphoTrust signs fingerprinting contracts with WV & NY states

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has signed contracts to provide fingerprinting services through the company’s IdentoGO Centers for the New York State…

 

Fingerprint background checks begin for cab drivers in Boston

The Boston Police Department (BPD) announced that it has begun fingerprinting all licensed cab drivers in the city as part…

 

Ride-share programs oppose fingerprint background checks in Austin

Ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft are fighting it out with Austin city council over fingerprint background checks. Last week,…

 

Canada outlines refugee security measures to U.S. Senate committee

In advance of a U.S. Senate committee meeting next week about “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for…

 

TSA partner MorphoTrust has enrolled two million Americans in TSA Precheck

Identity service provider MorphoTrust announced today that more than two million travelers have enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA…

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