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NYPD uses obtuse language to avoid revealing what surveillance, biometrics it deploys

The first report by the Office of the Inspector General for the New York Police Department (OIG-NYPD) since the 2020…

 

Cops in 5 nations see a way to use facial recognition safely and effectively

Privacy advocates willing to consider giving police facial recognition tools have said they would support it only if certain policies…

 

‘Minimum ethical and legal standards’ urged for UK facial recognition

A University of Cambridge report argues that all UK law enforcement should be required to use a new audit to…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner confident in police efforts so far

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner (SBC) said that in his analysis, Parliament should have confidence in how biometric data and technologies…

 

Suspect image based on DNA phenotyping pulled back by Edmonton police

Edmonton Police Service has asked the public to help identify a suspect from a computer-generated image based on DNA phenotyping,…

 

Canadian lawmakers recommend moratorium, regulations for facial recognition use

Canada should put a moratorium on the use of facial recognition by Federal police and “Canadian industries” unless their implementation…

 

UK biometrics commissioner has some words of caution for the information commissioner

The United Kingdom’s biometric surveillance commissioner has posted a “But have you considered…?” memo to another regulator that wants to…

 

Restrictions on police use of facial recognition proposed in US Congress

There is more legislative action in the U.S. on facial recognition technology, as four members of Congress yesterday introduced the…

 

Dutch Police refine rapid forensic biometrics approach after early testing

John A.J.M. Riemen, the lead specialist, manager and custodian of the Dutch Police’s national criminal Automated Biometric Identification System, has…

 

Biometrics contracts for police and immigration in Trinidad and Tobago’s new security budget

Trinidad and Tobago confirmed national security agencies will receive $5.798 billion ($853M USD) for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, a slight…

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