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Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

 

Marshals Service seeking information on “counter-biometric” services

The U.S. Justice Department’s Marshals Service has issued a request for information (RFI) from vendors on counter-biometric expertise to perform…

 

6th International Police Expo

6th International Police Expo New Delhi, India May 14 – 15, 2020 The International Police Expo is the only exhibition…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

 

Law enforcement increasingly using cloud extraction tech to collect social media and application data: report

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using extraction technology to access data saved to the cloud, according to Privacy International citing…

 

Federal, state court rulings on whether biometrics protected by Fifth Amendment get murky

A recent 4 to 3 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court noticeably declined to address the matter of whether law…

 

NtechLab to provide facial recognition for smart cities through Rostelecom subsidiary partnership

Rostelecom Group subsidiary Netris and NtechLab have agreed to a partnership to add face recognition to cameras deployed to Netris’…

 

Australian Commission calls for partial facial biometrics moratorium as APAC countries seek balance

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in law enforcement and…

 

Another town bans government use of facial recognition, cites dubious inaccuracy claim

Facial recognition technology has been banned form government surveillance use in Brookline, making it the second town in Massachusetts, alongside…

 

Senators make their case for proposed U.S. facial biometrics law at Brookings

A recent panel discussion was hosted by the Brookings Institute to discuss how the U.S. government and law enforcement officials…

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