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Biometric registration keeps Brazilian voters in line for hours

Voters in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza waited for hours in mile-long lines on Saturday at the Ceará Event Center…

 

U.S. Homeland Security to hold biometrics for 259M people by 2022 and seeks new capabilities

The IDENT database held by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will hold biometric data from at least 259…

 

Documents show UK Home Office biometric data migration costs $124M

Earlier this month on October 1, it was reported that Leidos signed a ten-year contract with the UK Home Office…

 

Brazil plans massive centralized biometric database of all citizens to improve agency data sharing

The government of Brazil intends to collect a broad range of biographic and biometric information, including fingerprint, iris, face, voice,…

 

Leidos partners with UK Home Office to modernize critical biometrics system

Leidos has been chosen by the UK Home Office to manage essential features in the country’s national biometrics systems used…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

Bangladesh biometric prisoner database to enhance prison management

Bangladesh has developed a biometric-enabled prisoner database management system in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime…

 

NYPD accused of violating best practices and law with DNA and facial biometrics databases

The NYPD is building a biometric DNA database without informing people of their inclusion, and is allegedly adding mugshots which…

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