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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…

 

EFF calls for independent oversight and privacy protection in facial recognition report

U.S. law enforcement agencies are implementing facial recognition with little in the way of oversight or privacy protections, which could…

 

EFF says TSA facial recognition proposal part of dangerous overreach

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has issued a “call to action” over a proposal by the U.S. Transportation Safety Authority…

 

Privacy group EFF pens letter opposing border surveillance bill

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) penned a letter to the federal government in opposition of a new federal bill that…

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