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Italy to limit face biometrics systems use nationwide to police

Italy’s watchdog Data Protection Agency has warned two municipalities experimenting with face biometrics to stop until governing legislation is adopted…


Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…


Biometric detainee monitoring grows in Australia and US

Kiwi custom software maker Optimation has signed a five-year contract with a state prison department in Australia to replace its…


Trinidad and Tobago builds $12M 2,500 CCTV facial recognition camera grid to prevent crime

A new network of 2,500 CCTV cameras and facial recognition software are being installed in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad…


‘Minimum ethical and legal standards’ urged for UK facial recognition

A University of Cambridge report argues that all UK law enforcement should be required to use a new audit to…


Scottish Biometrics Commissioner confident in police efforts so far

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner (SBC) said that in his analysis, Parliament should have confidence in how biometric data and technologies…


ABIS contracts are swirling in Southeast Asia. NEC and Totm sign biometrics deals

A pair of biometric identification contracts in Southeast Asia have been signed, one in Indonesia by Totm and another in…


Laxton poised for acquisitions as biometrics platform enabler with latest investment

An investment in Laxton by private equity firm Enlightenment Capital sets the stage for potential acquisitions by the biometrics provider….


EU Parliament meeting shows facial recognition still at the center of AI Act

An EU Parliament gathering – the first official debate by lawmakers about the proposed AI Act – saw European Parliament…


AI belongs on the street alongside cops, researchers urge

‘RoboCop’ was brutal satire about policing, but a team of researchers at a U.S. national lab may see it as…

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