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Feds warn of strings attached to a Chinese DNA firm’s hunt for COVID partners in U.S.

Typically, when someone in the Unites States is heard expressing distrust about how biometric data is collected, used and stored,…

 

Misuse of biometric system won accused U.S. war criminal a presidential pardon — report

In an interview last week, an investigative reporter claims that the Hollywood sheen of biometric data has been used to…

 

Increase DNA and fingerprint collection, UK Biometrics Commissioner urges police

Police are not collecting all the biometric data they are expected to, and at the same time have yet to…

 

CBP to submit detained foreigners’ DNA to FBI biometric database by year-end

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) now has the information it needs to meet its legal requirements for collecting DNA…

 

Forensics expert calls for Nigeria to fully adopt biometrics in criminal investigations

Nigerian police should consider the full integration of forensic science — which often involves the use of biometrics — in…

 

Russia introduces bill to extend scope of biometric data collection for crime suspects

A bill has been tabled in the lower house (State Duma) of Russia’s federal assembly aimed at making it possible…

ANDE

ANDE is an industry leader for mobile on-scene rapid DNA analysis for criminal investigation, border security, counter-terrorism and disaster victim…

 

NIST updates organization of Scientific Area Committees for forensics guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated the structure of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

DHS biometrics collection proposals would add more than 2 million immigrant records each year

Details of proposed new rules for collecting and using biometrics from people for purposes related to immigration have been posted…

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