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Inquiry says canceled Australian biometric contract premature but supports police facial recognition

The business case for Australia’s canceled Biometric Identification Services (BIS) project was only partially developed or poorly articulated, and never…

 

IDEMIA files motion for Judicial Review of Kenyan National Assembly censure

IDEMIA has formally filed a motion for a substantive Judicial Review by Kenya’s High Court of the decision by the…

 

IDGA’s Biometrics in Government and Law Enforcement summit fast approaching

IDGA’s 13th annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement event will take place in Washington D.C. later this month. The…

 

Auditor blames Australian agency mismanagement for cancellation of biometric services contract

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has slammed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC’s) AUD $52 million (US$38.6 million) biometrics…

 

Large coalition of groups calls on tech giants to commit to no facial biometrics for government

A coalition of more than 85 advocacy groups has written Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to ask them not to provide…

 

Amazon executive defends facial recognition and says company advising government on regulations

Amazon is educating government officials about its Rekognition facial biometric service, and how the technology should be regulated, Amazon Web…

 

Parts of audit on cancelled Australian NEC biometrics contract could be redacted

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has warned the country’s attorney general that it may apply to have parts of…

 

GET Group North America appoints new director of customer service

GET Group North America has appointed Matthew Robinson as Director of Customer Service. Robinson is expected to leverage past government…

 

Amazon to continue selling facial recognition technology to law enforcement

Amazon will not make any changes to the way it markets and provides facial recognition and other technologies to U.S….

 

HID Global upgrades Argentina’s biometric passport

HID Global announced it has been working with the government of Argentina to upgrade the country’s ICAO biometric passport. The…

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