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Australian police-developed DNA forensics may soon reveal other biometrics

A growing list of a suspect’s characteristics is being deduced from crime scene DNA samples by the Australian Federal Police…

 

Clarity in police use of biometric evidence is not easy to come by

Physical evidence might sit around for decades before chance intervenes and the material can be used to advance a police…

 

Verogen and Cellmark claim UK’s first forensic DNA biometrics sequencing accreditation

Forensic technology providers Verogen and Cellmark Forensic Services partnered to release the UK’s first ISO/IEC 17025-accredited forensic sequencing service. The…

 

How close are Dutch biometrics researchers to China’s Uyghur oppression?

Working with researchers linked to organizations involved with concentration camps in China is not a good look, as three labs…

 

Chinese biometrics research a problem for U.S. journal and Oxford University

The Chinese government keeps making biometrics research more lucrative, but for Western companies, it could be that it is becoming…

 

DNA biometrics advance with FBI approval for Thermo Fisher Scientific, new partnership

Law enforcement booking stations in the United States have a new tool to automatically process, upload and search DNA biometrics…

 

U.S. watchdog wants law enforcement to follow basic biometrics rules to build trust

A U.S. government watchdog agency is pushing three policies, none of which should be a surprise, to increase trust in…

 

Ban biometrics from public spaces, EU data protection authorities recommend

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) have issued a call for a broad…

 

Stringent biometrics laws advance in Maryland, balance between bans and oversight urged

Legislators in Maryland voted to pass a regulatory law which strictly limits the use of genealogy websites in criminal investigations…

 

Curbs on biometric DNA searches by cops: Not a trend yet

Hesitancy by state governments to rein in police use of consumer databases for crime investigations is eroding. In Maryland, a…

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