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Austin council member calling for mandatory fingerprint checks for Lyft and Uber drivers

Austin City Council Member Ann Kitchen is pushing for changes to be made to transportation network companies (TNC) regulations which…

 

Court refuses to stop security checks for Canadian government employees

The Federal Court of Canada has refused to stop the implementation of the Canadian government’s new security screening system. The…

 

Fingerprint background checks causing concern in Oklahoma

Fingerprint background checks performed by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at the request of the Oklahoma Department of Human…

 

Santa Monica police spend $60k annually on fingerprinting service

Police departments across California are using Live Scan, the state Department of Justice’s (DOJ) national electronic fingerprint database, when “booking”…

 

IdentoGO expands identity services through H&R Block partnership

IdentoGO, an identity service operated by MorphoTrust USA, announced it has partnered with H&R Block to co-market a range of…

 

Uber pressured by California officials to implement fingerprint checks for drivers

California officials have demanded ride-sharing firm Uber to start using law enforcement fingerprint checks in Los Angeles, Sacramento and San…

 

Hardware flaw preventing biometric data checks at U.S. embassies from being processed

The State Department revealed that a computer flaw preventing a key system from processing and sending the security-related biometric data…

 

Accurate Biometrics to provide CARCO clients with live scan fingerprinting solutions

Background screening and risk mitigation firm CARCO Group has partnered with Accurate Biometrics to offer a range of live scan…

 

IBIA says PreCheck travel program should rely on biometrics, not biographical data

The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) has spoken out against the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) decision to exclusively use…

 

MorphoTrust to provide fingerprint enrollment platform at 55 new centers

The Department of Public Safety will soon expand the network of its Fingerprint Applicant Services of Texas (FAST) by adding…

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