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UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

NYPD accused of violating best practices and law with DNA and facial biometrics databases

The NYPD is building a biometric DNA database without informing people of their inclusion, and is allegedly adding mugshots which…

 

ACLU calls out Amazon biometrics in fight to ban facial recognition

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) has used Amazon Rekognition facial recognition to match one in five…

 

Amazon facial recognition falsely matched 28 in Congress with mugshots in ACLU experiment

U.S. Congress includes 28 individuals matched to arrest photos by Amazon’s facial recognition technology, according to a blog post by…

 

UK Home Office balks at complying with face image deletion order due to expense

Despite a six-year old High Court ruling that mass retention of facial images is unlawful, a committee of UK MPs…

 

FBI has access to 412 million images for facial recognition

According to a new report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has…

 

Documents reveal UK government’s out-of-court settlements over unlawful biometrics storage

The UK Home Office has been attempting to keep under wraps three out-of-court settlements with claimants who accused the police…

 

UK police using biometric database without proper regulations in place

UK police forces are crosschecking suspects against a massive database that stores up to 18 million mugshots, all without having…

 

Honolulu PD facial recognition solution now accessible to police across Hawaii

MorphoTrak announced today that after only a year in operation, the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center in Honolulu is expanding…

 

NGI: A closer look at the FBI’s billion-dollar biometric program

Representing a $1.2 billion investment by the U.S. federal government, the FBI’s massive Next Generation Identification (NGI) program is a…

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