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Scottish police to undergo investigation over facial recognition use

Watchdogs will analyze around 500 cases when Police Scotland used facial recognition technology in an effort to identify images of…


Dragnet Solutions, Warwick Warp Ltd. to create biometric database for West African countries

Dragnet Solutions, along with Warwick Warp Ltd., is looking to launch a centralized biometric identity database for West African nations, allAfrica reports….


People fear the future of technological surveillance

People quite rightly fear new forms of state surveillance that might possibly emerge in everyday life. They fear the future…


Romanian Police fingerprint database crashes due to poor maintenance

The fingerprint recognition software system utilized by the Romanian Police experienced a major systems failure last June due to poor…


U.S. surveillance system shopped to national security agencies

New e-mail correspondence released by WikiLeaks reveals that TrapWire, supplier of a controversial U.S. security surveillance system, intended to sign…


Six things to know about India’s Aadhaar biometric program

Since the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) program started in 2010, it has raised a lot of questions and sparked…

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