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DHS proposes new enterprise biometric administrative records system

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued notice of a new system of records called DHS/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative…

 

Most groups receiving data with prisoner tattoos ignore request to delete them: EFF

An effort to get universities, companies and others to delete digital images of U.S. prisoners’ tattoos that they received from…

 

EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

ACLU sues U.S. government agencies for records on facial biometrics deployments and plans

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, accusing Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

 

Biometrics industry gears up for connect:ID; Iris ID, Jenetric, Cyberlink and Get Group announce demos

Connect:ID 2020 is taking place this week in Washington, D.C., with presentations and demonstrations from many of the biometrics industry’s…

 

DHS Science and Technology seeks applications for 2020 Privacy Technology Demonstration

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is accepting applications from privacy tech developers for…

 

Biometrics industry lobbies for responsible facial recognition regulation

What constitutes appropriate use of biometric facial recognition technology is the subject of Congressional hearings, draft legislation at the federal…

 

DHS Science and Technology calls for 2020 Biometric Technology Rally submissions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the opening of submissions for its 2020…

 

Maryland and Utah consider restricting ICE use of facial recognition on drivers license databases

A bill has been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly which would require Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to obtain…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

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