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DHS proposes new enterprise biometric administrative records system

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued notice of a new system of records called DHS/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative…

 

EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

Clearview AI sought every US mugshot from past 15 years, Vermont sues over web-scraping

Clearview AI has sought every mugshot from across America to augment the billions of images it scraped from social media…

 

Aadhaar’s architect discusses what went into world’s biggest biometric repository

“Open digital infrastructure has hugely helped societies access information, products, knowledge, and collaborate better with each other,” said Dr. Pramod…

 

EU police working on large-scale facial biometrics database, report says

European law enforcement agencies are allegedly collaborating on building a continent-wide biometric facial recognition database, according to leaked documents from…

 

Army modernizes 20-year-old biometrics database for troops patrolling foreign checkpoints

The U.S. Army has developed an update to an important 20-year-old biometric data store, known as the BAT-A database and…

 

Thales uses Gemalto tech to enhance biometric matching performance, protect environment

Thales is applying technologies from the aerospace industry to enhance its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance and lower detrimental impact…

 

OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

 

Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…

 

The promise and hazard of facial biometrics played out in one New York startup

Anyone wondering what the future of biometric facial recognition looks like in the United States would have a good model…

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