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Allegations in wrongful arrest suit involving face biometrics against Apple, contractor get worse

Apple is facing legal action over an alleged repeated pattern of carelessness and over-reliance on a face biometrics system, followed…

 

New fingerprint biometrics techniques unveiled by researchers

A new subsurface fingerprint biometric system unveiled by BitFlow can reportedly identify individuals from skin layers around 200−400 µm beneath…

 

The new meatball surgery: Health care deploys face biometrics

A facial recognition explainer for health care executives posted by law publisher JD Supra ends with one of the more straight-faced…

 

Researcher warns of illegally retained biometric samples in UK

A substantial amount of biometric data collected from individuals arrested, or convicted of criminal offenses in the UK would fall…

 

South Africa’s proposed new biometrics policy meets sharp criticism

A draft identity management policy proposed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) which will allow access by police…

 

Student blasts away traditional fingerprint biometric dusting with new forensic technique

Could ‘dusting for fingerprints’ be replaced by sandblasting? A University of Toronto student has developed a blasting technique which biometric…

 

Nigerian President says digital ID project will help curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

 

Analysis says proposed Eurodac children’s biometrics collection carries legal risks

Proposed amendments to the Eurodac biometric system, which would make official the lower minimum age for biometrics collection and add…

 

UK Commissioner defends face biometrics use by police as practical necessity

Police have no choice but to use facial recognition, along with any other technologies that can help them fight crime,…

 

Mexico’s Supreme Court to hear case against biometric data collection requirement

Reuters is reporting that a new law passed in Mexico requiring telcos to collect customer biometric data is being challenged…

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