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San Diego to suspend police and ICE facial biometrics system to comply with new state law

The Tactical Identification System (TACIDS) used for biometric facial recognition by more than 30 agencies in San Diego, California, will…

 

Biometrics checks expand at Southwest U.S. border and Seattle Port as EFF seeks data collection info

Biometric facial recognition has been introduced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the El Paso Port of Entry…

 

EFF launches campaign for local bans on government use of facial recognition

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a campaign to empower people in the U.S. working against the use of…

 

Global restrictions on facial recognition speed up development of new biometric surveillance tech

The high number of concerns and controversies around government use of facial recognition technology in surveillance and lack of proper…

 

More suits allege illegal biometrics collection under BIPA as states consider action

A series of new lawsuits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and the clarification of the…

 

Northrop Grumman shareholders demand rights report over DHS biometric database contract

A group of shareholders are planning to challenge Northrop Grumman leadership over the human rights implications of its lucrative new…

 

Chicago weighing special rules for businesses to use facial recognition for security

Chicago is considering amending its municipal code to allow businesses licensed by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to collect and…

 

Inside the HART of the DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management

The Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) was…

 

EFF sounds alarm over the DHS HART biometric database

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) database will likely become the largest repository of biometric…

 

EFF requests clarification, expresses concerns on Biometric Entry/Exit implementation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a letter it sent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) following a…

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