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US continues lively debate over facial recognition and biometrics in law enforcement

Lawmakers in the state of Virginia debating the continued use of facial recognition by police and a paper presented by…


Advocates seek higher biometric data privacy damages as settlement millions add up

The scope and impact of biometric data privacy lawsuits is coming into sharper focus, as a court considers whether claims…


Consent legislation progresses in California; biometrics would be reined in

Two California privacy, bills both of which give citizens more rights over their biometric identifiers, are moving toward a vote….


Ukrainian refugee crisis spotlights biometric data collection process challenges

Blame for challenges faced by thousands of Ukrainian refugees in submitting their biometric data for visas to travel to the…


Mississippi State University opens biometric lab for marketing, behavior research

Mississippi State University’s College of Business has opened a biometric lab to aid in biometric marketing and human behavior research…


Biometric data privacy claims against USPS, American Airlines rejected

A lawsuit alleging the United States Postal Service (USPS) violated the E-Government act with the use of face biometrics by…


Indian law proposed to allow biometric data collection on arrest or detention

The Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s bicameral Parliament, has recently passed the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022 which…


Biometrics cause ‘bottleneck’ for Ukrainians fleeing to Canada, ease France arrivals

As refugees from Ukraine enter in large numbers to safe haven countries, the CBC reports that biometric collection is becoming a…


NATO to tender for biometric enrollment devices for Kosovo forces

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has published a new notification of intent (NOI) document setting out an intent…


Mobile biometric kits deployed to Europe for Ukrainian refugee registration by Canada

Canada is distributing mobile biometric kits across its immigration offices in Europe to filter for the security and health of…

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