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Italian lawmaker requests details of new police facial recognition system

An Italian legislator is requesting more information about the facial recognition system recently introduced for use by Italian police, which…

 

Possibility of Chinese facial biometrics systems in Brazilian CCTV network raises concerns

The government of Brazil has introduced a bill to permit the installation of a network of security cameras with integrated…

 

UK national surveillance camera strategy updated to address human rights, data and technology

UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter has updated the national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales with a strategy…

 

Australian commission to review biometric time and attendance impact on privacy

Australia’s Fair Work Commission will hear an appeal by a Queensland sawmill employee claiming his dismissal for refusing to participate…

 

Moscow to expand facial biometrics to more of massive surveillance camera network in 2019

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin says the city will expand its network of cameras equipped with facial recognition from the subway…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

 

DNA processing carried out by DHS S&T for FBI, intel agencies

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI — and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

 

Mission Billion Challenge offers $100K in prizes for identity data privacy innovation

Cash prizes totaling $100,000 are being offered for the most promising solutions to enhance trust and protect personal data from…

 

Northern Ireland police agree to publish biometric data retention policy

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has agreed to publish a formal public policy on biometric data retention as…

 

Malaysian state launches facial recognition to CCTV network

The State of Penang has launched the first public facial recognition system in Malaysia to the CCTV network on Penang…

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