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Kuwait fingerprints 2M as biometric data registration deadline nears

Kuwait is finalizing its program of collecting fingerprints for the country’s central biometric database as the June deadline for completion….

 

Quebec insurance portal re-launches facial recognition program to organize photo bank

Quebec’s provincial automobile insurance registry is bringing back its facial recognition program, which was suspended last year – this time,…

 

Facial recognition by UK law enforcement raising concerns for privacy watchdogs

The London Metropolitan police’s use of facial recognition for what it calls “precision policing” based on “bespoke” watchlists has resulted…

 

UK data watchdog to investigate country’s troubled immigration IT systems

After reports revealed that more than 76,000 people have been affected by biographical and biometrical data errors in the UK…

 

Kuwaitis urged to complete mandatory biometrics registration by June

Kuwaitis have been given three months to complete mandatory fingerprinting for the country’s central biometric database. The final countdown for…

 

India setting up its own version of US terrorist biometrics database

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) is compiling the biometric data of terrorists and their associates into a comprehensive…

 

US wants freer hand searching Norway biometric databases when visitors show up

The U.S. is making a new data-access demand of Norway in return for visa-free travel between them. There are reports…

 

Delete non-convicts records from police biometric database: Ontario rights watchdog

Among more than 100 recommendations to address allegations of anti-Black racism within the Toronto Police service (TPS), the Ontario Human…

 

Duplicative biometric databases in Nigeria, India face criticism

A database dubbed the National Education Repository and Databank (NERD) put in place to manage a student loans scheme in…

 

Clearview AI tops 40 billion reference images in facial recognition database

Clearview AI’s reference database for facial recognition searches has surpassed 40 billion images, double its volume of just 20 months…

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