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Massachusetts considers biometrics, fingerprinting to reduce fraud in public benefit programs

A new budget amendment passed by the House proposes that the Massachusetts State’s welfare office be required to study the…

 

Biometrics Institute warns Australian government about collecting biometrics from children

The Biometrics Institute has issued a warning to the Australian government that they must take extra precaution when using children’s…

 

RCOA express concerns about Australian biometrics bill

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), the national organization for refugees, asylum seekers and the organisations and individuals who work…

 

Law Council of Australia expresses concerns about national biometrics bill

The Law Council of Australia has recommended that a new bill that will allow the immigration department to collect biometric…

 

State comptroller urges delay of Israeli biometric database due to ‘fundamental problems’

In a report titled “National Biometric Documentation – A Trial Period”, Israel’s state comptroller Joseph Shapira highlighted the “fundamental faults”…

 

Israel Interior Minister presenting legislation for mandatory national biometric ID system

Israel Interior Minister Gilad Erdan is presenting legislation to enforce a mandatory national biometric identification system, according to a report…

 

Smart gun bill proposed for California

A California state senator introduced a measure that would make it illegal to give another individual a smart gun that…

 

Suspicious government to fingerprint employees, spy on citizens

As the Harper government nears nine years in power, it continues to demonstrate that it has no trust for its…

 

Texas Senate committee passes fingerprint restriction bill

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill that would prevent the Department of Public Safety from acquiring all 10…

 

Report address MPs’ concerns about UK government not providing guidelines on biometrics usage

In the UK’s Science and Technology Committee new report titled “Science and Technology – Sixth Report: Current and future uses…

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