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Australia’s Human Services workers protest against planned voice biometrics monitoring

Australia’s federal Department of Human Services’ introduction of a biometric call monitoring and performance management system is creating considerable friction…

 

Customs and Border Protection launches passport facial recognition airport pilot

The Department of Homeland Security announced that Customs and Border Protection has initiated its “1:1 Facial Recognition Air Entry Pilot”…

 

Australian police to enforce mandatory on-the-spot fingerprint scans

South Australian Attorney General John Rau is introducing new legislation that could potentially give police the power to enforce mandatory…

 

Explainer: Electronic ID (eID)

An eID card is typically a government-issued document for online and offline identification. The typical electronic identity card has the…

 

Suspicious government to fingerprint employees, spy on citizens

As the Harper government nears nine years in power, it continues to demonstrate that it has no trust for its…

 

Windows 10 to feature biometric verification system, password-free identification

The upcoming release of Windows 10 will feature Microsoft’s new biometric security system Hello, which will allow users to unlock…

 

Texas Senate committee passes fingerprint restriction bill

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill that would prevent the Department of Public Safety from acquiring all 10…

 

Iran VP calls on ICT Ministry to study electronic ID program

Iran first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri has called on the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) to research the…

 

Canadian government workers to undergo fingerprinting as part of new security policy

Unions representing federal public servants have raised concerns about the Canadian government’s new initiative to enforce mandatory credit checks of…

 

Biometrics combined with big data will impact the healthcare industry

Biometric sensors embedded in smartphones combined with big data could potentially impact the entire healthcare industry in the future, said…

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