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UK police biometrics need governance improvement, legislation, Commissioner review finds

UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has accepted an opportunity to remain in the role until the end of the year…

 

Northern Ireland holding public consultation into police DNA and fingerprint biometrics retention

A public consultation into the retention of DNA and fingerprint biometrics has been launched by Northern Ireland Justice Minister Naomi…

 

U.S. DNA firm Thermo Fisher reportedly still helping China tamp unrest, crime

Researchers in Australia allege that biometric technology from a U.S. firm is still being used in China to indiscriminately catalog…

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The Applied Biosystems RapidHIT ID System offers new ways to work together in the effort to solve more crime. Partners…

 

Report outlines biometric tools used to solve federal crimes

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has issued the first in a pair of reports sketching the digital forensic tools, including…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

 

Lacking or weak biometric data policies concern authorities and advocates in Europe, Australia

Concerns about the privacy and security of biometric data have prompted consultations between the European Commission and regional data protection…

 

Malaysia to add biometric data to all identity documents

Malaysia’s National Registration Department (JPN) will add biometric information to identity documents including birth, marriage, adoption and citizenship certificates to…

 

CBP begins assessing collection of DNA samples from persons in custody

Effective this week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject…

 

Half of Brits OK with police using DNA supplied for ancestry analysis for crime investigations

More than half of British adults (55%) believe DNA databases collected by private companies to analyze ancestry should be used…

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