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IARPA awards contracts for whole-body biometric identification

The research and development arm of the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced a tranche of contracts…


EU blankets borders with surveillance tech to deter refugees: investigation

A new investigation by The Guardian has shed light on several high-tech surveillance biometrics and deterrent systems deployed by some…


Surveillance drones sought by UK police, threatened with sanctions in US

New sanctions could be imposed on DJI Technology, a Chinese maker of drones capable of biometric surveillance, by the American…


NYPD’s $159M ‘surveillance slush fund’ used to buy facial recognition software, x-ray vans

Facial recognition and predictive policing software, ‘stingray’ cell tower simulators and vans equipped with x-ray machines to detect weapons were…


Will $500M for smart cities in historic US Senate spending bill fund biometric surveillance?

Half a billion dollars was written into the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate to pay…


Like a nightmare come true: Killer robots fighting humanity’s wars

There is a lot to consider in news of at least one hunter-killer quadcopter participating autonomously in factional warfare in…

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