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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…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

North America holds 33 percent of automated fingerprint identification systems market

The automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) market is forecast to register approximately $38 billion by 2027, triggered by a global…

 

Converging data security and digital ID concerns lead week’s biometrics news

Securing data with biometrics and the security of biometric data itself are the main themes for the week in digital…

 

More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

 

Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement

Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement Washington, D.C. February 26-28, 2020 Biometric technology has altered and transformed security in the…

 

Automotive biometrics and new facial recognition projects top most read identity news this week

Biometric facial recognition deployments for event security at the Olympics, law enforcement around the world, secure area access control and…

 

IBIA combats rhetoric in comments on proposed Massachusetts facial recognition ban

The root concern with facial recognition among privacy advocates and the general public is with surveillance, rather than the technology…

 

Sen. Booker latest to propose regulating government’s use of biometrics

The use of facial recognition in public housing funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would…

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