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Australia outsourcing biometrics capture aspect of visa issuance

Australia is looking for private companies to handle the biometrics information collection component of its visa process as the number…

 

UK Home Office fails to collect asylum seeker biometrics, sits on report

The failure to collect fingerprints or face biometrics from asylum seekers and illegal migrants who then absconded in their hundreds…

 

Kick TikTok out of app stores to stop biometric, other sensitive data harvesting says FCC head

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…

 

Scot committee likes Biometrics Commissioner’s data ideas; suggests he expand vision

Having drafted a code of practice for biometric use by three Scottish law enforcement agencies earlier this month, that nation’s…

 

Canada’s proposed new data privacy rules tackle biometrics bias, illegal training data

New proposed data privacy legislation tabled as part of the federal government’s Bill C-27 aims to firm up restrictions around…

 

Potential for ‘DNA paparazzi’ poses questions about biometric privacy, property rights

Two U.S. law professors writing in The Conversation say the current laws and jurisprudence around privacy and property are insufficient…

 

Ruling over liability of biometric time clock vendor in Illinois approaches

Hotel chain Hyatt says that its biometric workforce management technology provider Kronos should pay a portion of the $1.1 million…

 

Inspector General sees big things for US Post Office’s ID verification capabilities

Could the U.S. Postal Service, the federal government’s most trusted agency, become the nation’s ID verifier of choice? An inspector…

 

Researcher explores Clearview facial recognition, GDPR allegations and enforcement

The collection of biometric data from public images by Clearview AI violates European data protection law, but there is little privacy…

 

US government seeks Smart ePants contractors for sensor-woven clothing

Defense Department officials are moving ahead in their search for sensor-studded, electric clothing fit for military service members. The Smart…

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