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Malawi: Biometric passport production could halt, staff arrested ‘as human bait’

The situation facing Techno Brain in Malawi appears to be deteriorating. In further developments since the firm’s passport contract cancellation…

 

Clearview AI’s US law enforcement facial recognition footprint grows with FBI contract

The latest U.S law enforcement sign up for Clearview AI’s facial recognition-as-a-service app is a modest $18,000, one-year contract, spotted…

 

Facial recognition thermometer procurement saga in Liberia continues

The Chairperson of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) Davidetta Browne Lansanah is facing a writ of arrest after being indicted…

 

Japan takes a good, very long look at its options in China biometrics puzzle

Japan could join the United States and the European Union in restricting biometric surveillance technology to some autocratic governments, not…

 

Facial recognition vendor Huawei digs deeper into strategic Serbia

Huawei‘s methodical investment, and alleged bribery, in Serbia continues to pay dividends. The strategic and historically restive east European nation…

 

Biometric mass surveillance pitched in alleged Huawei company materials

Huawei’s involvement in tracking Chinese citizens has come under renewed scrutiny regarding the use of biometric identification systems. The Washington…

 

Liberia continues push to introduce biometrics in next general elections

Plans by Liberia to introduce biometric technology in the country’s next general elections in 2023 have again been highlighted with…

 

New law enforcement biometrics deal signals ImageWare’s fresh direction, execs say

King County, Washington has selected ImageWare to provide an as-yet unreleased biometrics module for its 700 officers in a $1.5…

 

Military, spy contracts for biometric systems have caught the industry eye

A pair of biometrics and identity vendors have announced organizational changes they hope will bring them sensitive and classified contracts…

 

South Africa seeks secure biometric solution for taxpayer management

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has published a tender seeking a contractor for the supply of a multi-modal biometric…

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