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FBI’s iris biometrics repository reaches 2.5 million with tech from Iris ID

According to a company statement from Iris ID, the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) Iris Service now has roughly 2.5…

 

Group says doc shows Irish benefits card data collection and transparency issues known

A privacy agency in the Irish government has collected face scans from 3.2 million residents over 10 years without telling…

 

Kuwait opens more fingerprint capture centers as database plans progress

More than 100,000 persons are said to have had their fingerprints scanned since Kuwait began a process to identify everyone…

 

DHS HART program still behind schedule and over-budget

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has implemented some but not all of a critical replacement plan for outdated computer…

 

Kuwait to collect biometric data of everyone entering the country

Kuwait intends to set up a biometric fingerprint database for everyone who lives in the country over the age of…

 

Clearview’s new storage system reduces stress on CPUs for database scalability

Clearview AI has introduced an update to its NNDB (Nearest Neighbor Database) system for indexing and searching billions of face…

 

Russia investigates claims of biometric data leak

The Russian Ministry of Digital Transformation and the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) are investigating claims of…

 

Netherlands’ face biometrics database for non-EU individuals comes under scrutiny

Privacy advocates in the Netherlands have criticized the use of a biometric database by the police containing the faces of…

 

Australia awards Fujitsu $26M contract for ID matching, considers face biometrics database

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has awarded Fujitsu Australia an AU$37.6 million (roughly US$26.2 million) contract to handle the…

 

This is how much the US Congress is upset with fed biometrics project

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s fiscal 2023 budget is finally in ink as is Congress’ disdain for the agency’s…

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