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New York landlords and police uses of facial recognition challenged

A bill has been introduced in New York State Senate to block landlords from deploying biometric facial recognition systems on…

 

San Francisco passes ban on police and city use of public facial biometrics

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a ban on public biometric facial recognition use by police and other city departments…

 

U.S. judge rules Fourth and Fifth Amendments protect against forced biometric smartphone unlock

U.S. law enforcement cannot obtain a warrant to force an individual to unlock a smartphone with biometrics as doing so…

 

California Assembly moves to ban facial recognition in police body cameras

The California State Assembly has approved a proposal to ban the use of facial recognition and biometric scanners in body…

 

Oakland considers banning public facial recognition use as San Francisco police amendments accepted

Oakland may not be far behind San Francisco in banning facial biometrics use by city departments, GovTech reports. The Oakland…

 

Facial recognition deployment by Queensland Police for Commonwealth Games largely unsuccessful

The facial recognition system used by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games did not…

 

Oregon police using Amazon facial biometrics with suspect sketches and dead bodies

Police in Washington County, Oregon have used facial biometrics technology in attempts to identify dead bodies, unconscious suspects, people who…

 

New wearable app connects SIC Biometrics’ devices and smart watches for field ID operations

IdentiFI products from SIC Biometrics can now interact with wearables through the new IdentiFI Watch application, enabling new use cases…

 

Second Florida police force seeks real-time facial recognition in apparent reversal

The office of a Florida Sheriff who told a state House Justice Committee that people are not comfortable with real-time…

 

U.S. judge allows law enforcement to compel suspect to unlock smartphone with biometrics

A U.S. federal district court judge in Massachusetts has ruled that agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and…

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