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Jerusalem Police blocked from facial recognition use at Pride March

Jerusalem Police requested to use live facial recognition to monitor the city’s gay March for Pride and Tolerance following threats…

 

Biometric passports progress in Turkey, Denmark, Suriname

Turkey and Suriname have unveiled their latest steps on biometric passports, while Giesecke+Devrient says the production of Danish electronic passports…

 

Israeli agency unlawfully shared biometric data of citizens for 7 years, report reveals

A report authored by Roy Friedman, head of the Biometrics Applications Unit of Israel’s National Cyber Directorate, has disclosed that…

 

Draft bill allows Israeli police access to face biometrics from public CCTV

Israel’s Ministerial Committee for Legislation cleared a biometric surveillance bill on Sunday that will enable security services to access information…

 

Tech5 extends biometrics market presence to Australia, Trulioo expands in EMEA

Tech5 has set up a subsidiary office in Sydney as part of its efforts to stamp its feet on Australia’s…

 

Progress on international digital ID interoperability: DGX report

Singapore’s Digital Government Exchange (DGX) Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG) has published a new report highlighting the efforts of eight…

 

Israeli Interior Ministry asks to extend a controversial biometrics database

Israel’s Interior Ministry has asked the Knesset for an extension of an emergency order to continue collecting fingerprints until 2025…

 

Facial recognition cameras make smart city areas feel safer in Israel and Mexico

Facial recognition cameras powered by Oosto software are being used to increase the safety of the Gindi TLV complex in…

 

Have governments stopped trying to finesse intense face biometrics projects?

Israel and India are building facial recognition surveillance projects that seem consciously designed to aggravate specific fears held by privacy…

 

Facial recognition surveillance worldwide: Mexico steps forward, Israel and EU step back and the US to the side

One of the leads for amending the European Parliament’s Artificial Intelligence Act intends to tighten biometric surveillance in the bloc…

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