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Wars prompt questions for facial recognition providers, and obscure the answers

The fog of war is obscuring details about a pair of contracts involving facial recognition developers; one Russian, one Israeli….


Online-only processing of biometric IDs proposed in Israel

Certain Israel biometric IDs would be updatable online under a proposed law presented to that country’s national legislature this week….


$50M venture fund raised for facial recognition, digital tools in Israel

Executives at an unmanned systems company in Israel say they have created a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to…


Israel: Bosses can only collect biometrics if they heed worker privacy

Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority has published a small set of rules for employers using biometric scans to identify employees. Unlike…


Biometric chip passports get priority in Israel, Pakistan and Russia

International travel continues to be a major catalyst in the uptake of biometric travel IDs, with governments in the Middle…


Israel shows what biometric data control looks like during war

An Israeli technology news feed is reporting a massive change in who can use civilian and private biometric data in…


Israel considers extending emergency changes to biometric data sharing policy

There are qualms in Israel about emergency policy changes being sought for biometric identification. According to one local report, it…


Israel is using Amazon Rekognition to locate missing and dead

Amazon’s facial recognition system Rekognition is being used in Israel to locate missing and dead after a deadly attack by…


Biometrics are helping to identify victims of Hamas attack in Israel

Since Hamas launched its attack against Israel, the number of victims has been rising. The identification of the dead and…


Myanmar seeks China’s input on ID system, Israel’s facial recognition bill faces backlash

Myanmar is seeking input from China on introducing a biometric identification system, a project that has raised concern among rights…

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