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EU data protection supervisor warns on migrant privacy rights

The European Union’s data protection supervisor (EDPS), Wojciech Wiewiórowski, has recently revealed that European institutions and bodies often afford limited…

 

EU Biometric Entry/Exit may add to border wait times; Statewatch worries

Waiting times for travelers at borders may increase substantially after the deployment of the European Union‘s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)….

 

Czech Republic readies for EU biometric entry/exit with secunet kiosk trial, Frontex

As the European Union Entry/Exit System (EES) slowly approaches, with its requirement to include the biometrics of all passenger entries…

 

Final demo of EU’s D4FLY spots ID fraud

European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex has revealed its participation in the final demonstration of the D4FLY biometric project…

 

Frontex wants information about tools for manually sorting immense biometric databases

Do you make software tools that are used for manually comparing biometric data? Frontex, or the European Border and Coast…

 

‘Datafication’ of EU borders and ballooning private-sector spending prompted by migrant crisis

Spending by European Union agencies on border-related technology and surveillance rocketed from 2014 onwards amid the migrant crisis, reports Statewatch,…

 

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…

 

Frontex completes biometric Entry Exit System pilot in Spain and Bulgaria

EU border agency Frontex has completed biometrics pilot projects for the bloc’s Entry Exit System (EES) in Spain and Bulgaria….

 

Frontex foresight project identifies 20 biometric categories for future relevance

Research project ‘Technology Foresight on Biometrics’ from EU border security agency Frontex, which studies the impact of emerging biometric technologies…

 

Vision-Box launches Frontex biometric border pilot in Bulgaria

Vision-Box has officially unveiled its Frontex awarded trial aimed at implementing a new biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) pilot project at…

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