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NGI delivers faster results from more biometric modalities with no shopping mall storage

FBI biometrics no longer fill a defunct shopping mall, and requests no longer take months to process, but contactless fingerprints…

Lakota Software Solutions, Inc.

Lakota is now offering a web-based solution for creating fingerprint EFT files, which currently supports U.S. firearms dealers in submitting…

 

FBI iris biometrics capability about to reach operation, agency developing fingerprint alteration detection

The FBI’s long-piloted biometric iris recognition program is set to go into operation as soon as October 1, or possibly…

 

FBI’s biometrics database to be exempt from parts of Privacy Act

The FBI has implemented a new rule which will prevent the public from finding out if their fingerprints, iris scans…

 

Committee reviews U.S. law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Regulation held a bipartisan hearing Wednesday morning to review the use of facial…

 

EPIC files FOIA lawsuit against FBI over biometric database system

Privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit against the FBI, earlier this month, to force the agency…

 

Organizations respond to FBI’s call to exempt biometric ID database from privacy laws

Forty-six privacy, civil liberties, and immigrants’ rights organizations sent a letter to a group of senators and congressmen, urging their…

 

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…

 

MOSA wins FBI contracts for new biometrics capture devices and solutions

Earlier this week, MOSA Technology Solutions announced that it has been awarded several new contracts valued at $750,000.00 USD by…

 

Groups oppose privacy exemption for FBI biometric database

Forty-four privacy, civil liberties, and immigrants’ rights organizations sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week…

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