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Lines hardening in the battle for facial recognition’s use by law enforcement

A moratorium on use of biometrics for surveillance by all federal agencies was proposed last week by two U.S. Senators…

 

Requirements for India’s national law enforcement face biometrics system updated to help domestic bids

The tender for a national biometric facial recognition system in India has been revised by the National Crime Records Bureau…

 

Bringing order to biometrics purchases and use by police to be a tough fight

New federal legislation that would sic science on biometrics in policing faces a nearly vertical climb even as a majority…

 

Facial biometrics ban in Boston for local government use, flouted best practices cause concern

The dynamics of the biometric facial recognition market may be shifting, as failures by police to follow best practices for…

 

Face biometrics use in U.S. schools, policing, airports and public housing faces legal challenges and questions

A lawsuit over the use of biometric facial recognition in schools has been filed by the New York Civil Liberties…

 

Legislation would block police from using facial recognition with body cam footage

The newly introduced Stop Biometric Surveillance by Law Enforcement Act would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition…

 

Iris ID provides biometric authentication for LA County Sheriff to optimize prison process

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will roll out Iris ID’s biometric recognition technology to implement iris-based authentication during the prisoner…

 

Facial recognition to play key role in travel reopening as biometrics industry weighs social responsibility

The top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week on Biometric Update focus on the use of advanced technologies,…

 

One step forward — right back to square one for Australian cops’ mobile biometric system

It is another reminder, this time from a biometrics system Down Under, that while technology can underperform, it cannot over-promise….

 

U.S. Congress member welcomes AWS’s facial recognition moratorium, demands further explanations

U.S. Member of Congress Jimmy Gomez has written a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos applauding the decision to implement…

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