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Restrictions on biometrics by New Jersey agencies, police banned under proposed legislation

A bill introduced this week in the New Jersey State Senate would ban New Jersey government agencies, law enforcement, and…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

Government, retail and smartphones to push facial recognition market to $7B by 2024

Facial recognition is widely associated with mobile phone technologies such as Apple’s Face ID, and a trend towards more smartphone…

 

Committee sends Australian government biometric plans back to be redrafted

Australia’s plans to leverage biometrics to authenticate users of government services has hit another setback, as the Joint Committee on…

 

Border Security 2020 announces biometrics-heavy agenda and speakers

Military staff, government figures, and key individuals with border security agencies from national around the world will discuss biometrics for…

 

Canadians expect government, private sector to develop digital ID framework

Some 70 percent of Canadians would adopt digital identity and think the government should join forces with the private sector…

 

Berkeley bans facial recognition use by local government

The City Council of Berkeley, California has banned all use of biometric facial recognition technology by government agencies, Gizmodo reports,…

 

Yoti adds encryption partners for distributed government services and email security products

Yoti has announced a pair of partnerships to provide solutions combining its biometric technology with encryption systems, integrating its biometric…

 

China launches ID platform for foreigners to cross borders and access services

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

 

Dermalog biometrics revamp systems in Philippines and Thailand

Dermalog has finalized plans to develop digital infrastructure to support biometric identity verification for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in…

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