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Chile launches biometric identification system, aims to tackle organized crime

Chile is rolling out an automated biometric identification system (ABIS) with the intention of tackling organized crime. Launch materials show…

 

UK officialdom have warm places in their hearts for live facial recognition

Live facial recognition, the most contentious government implementation of AI surveillance, is looking attractive to law enforcement leaders in the…

 

Move a little to your left. Turn your head. Perfect! Recreating crimes with face biometrics

What happens if facial recognition surveillance cameras only capture a crime suspect from a too-oblique angle to make a confident…

 

Expanded scope of biometrics collection, storage for Indian police enters into force

India’s new Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022 which gives police officers the power to collect biometric information of convicts and…

 

San Diego finds a compromise on biometric surveillance, but skeptics remain

An accommodation between the right to privacy and the government’s duty to protect has been reached on the use of…

 

Militarization driving biometrics adoption by UK police and border agencies, report argues

UK border and law enforcement agencies have adopted biometrics not just for forensic purposes but as a surveillance tool to…

 

NYPD to produce biometric monitoring of protesters or reply individually why it can’t

The state Supreme Court has ordered the New York Police Department to hand over 2,700 documents from 2020 related the…

 

Awareness grows of infant DNA samples being used in crime investigations

Some U.S. governmental bodies are growing squeamish over law enforcement use of blood spots routinely taken from newborns to screen…

 

Police can’t record teens’ biometrics just because they want to – state supreme court

Police in the U.S. state of Michigan have no more right to record biometric identifiers than they have the right…

 

US local and state leaders push for police use of facial recognition

New Orleans ban on the police use of facial recognition has been reversed. The city council this week returned use…

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