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More sanctions knock Belarus face biometrics firm off center

Having already sanctioned an Eastern European maker of facial recognition tools for their use in political oppression, the European Union…

 

Aware and Iris ID partner to bring FBI iris biometrics to state and local agencies

Aware and Iris ID have partnered to expand the biometric identification capabilities of state and local agencies across the U.S. for criminal…

 

UK Commissioner advises on risks of facial recognition use in public spaces

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has set out recommendations and addressing concerns about live facial recognition (LFR) use in UK…

 

Phonexia launches biometric audio investigation solution for law enforcement

Phonexia has released a new biometric audio investigation solution designed to make law enforcement analysis more efficient. Dubbed Orbis, the…

 

Stringent biometrics laws advance in Maryland, balance between bans and oversight urged

Legislators in Maryland voted to pass a regulatory law which strictly limits the use of genealogy websites in criminal investigations…

 

Comparitech facial recognition report highlights growing, variable global market

China retains its status as the country with the most face biometrics-based surveillance in a new report. Research service Comparitech analyzed…

 

China easily gets around US biometrics bans in Uyghur region — report

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China’s Xinjiang territory, yet according…

 

Federal US bill to ban law enforcement face biometrics ‘coming soon’

A U.S. senator says he will soon be reintroducing the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium act, as the Electronic…

 

New York Surveillance City: 15K cameras can feed facial recognition systems

Amnesty International has released the results of a crowdsourced investigation into surveillance in New York City which found that the…

 

Curbs on biometric DNA searches by cops: Not a trend yet

Hesitancy by state governments to rein in police use of consumer databases for crime investigations is eroding. In Maryland, a…

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