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DHS must table self-serving biometrics report — EPIC

A First Amendment advocacy group has strongly criticized a new Homeland Security report for ignoring the price Americans might pay…

 

Pace of EU live biometric surveillance regulation prompts Reclaim Your Face movement

Dozens of allied European civil society groups, incredulous that few of the continent’s governments have, in their eyes, been able…

 

EPIC files lawsuit to force release of ICE facial recognition documents

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on…

 

AI Now calls for ban on affect recognition as market expected to surge to $90B by 2024

Science does not justify the use of biometric “affect recognition,” and the technology should be banned, according to researchers at…

 

Internal CBP document shows matches in initial biometric pedestrian border checks not satisfactory

Iris and facial biometric technology used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to identify pedestrians for its Biometric Entry/Exit…

 

CBP asked to disclose about use of biometrics at U.S. entry and exit points

Privacy rights organization Electronic Privacy Information Center asked a D.C. federal judge to order U.S. Customs and Border Protection to…

 

EPIC urges TSA to consider other options to expanding biometric identifiers for Pre-check

Privacy rights organization Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) urged the Transportation Security Administration to consider other options for expanding the…

 

EPIC files FOIA lawsuit against FBI over biometric database system

Privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit against the FBI, earlier this month, to force the agency…

 

Public drones equipped with facial recognition software raise privacy concerns

In a partnership with CNN, drone manufacturer PrecisionHawk and BNSF Railroad, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it will test-fly…

 

Election Commission of India to synchronize Aadhaar with EPIC by 2016

The Election Commission of India has devised a plan to “embed” and synchronize the Aadhaar database with that of the…

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