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Dispute over Jamaican employees surrendering fingerprints

According to a recent article in The Gleaner, large Jamaican companies are using biometric systems to ensure that their employees…

 

Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…

 

Explainer: Face Recognition

Humans often use faces to recognize individuals and advancements in computing capability over the past few decades now enable similar…

 

Canada to eavesdrop at airports, border crossings

Canada announced this week that it will begin using high-definition cameras and microphones capable of recording conversations between travelers at…

 

Vesalis Biometric Facial Recognition Software for Shops and Government

A facial recognition technology, which was originally designed for makeup counters in malls, is getting a different type of attention…

 

Facebook’s Biometric Facial Recognition Feature Comes Under Fire

Facebook’s facial recognition feature has come under fire from Irish regulators and now Germany as well. However, the German privacy…

 

Intel’s Facial Recognition Freaks Out Potential Customers

Revolutionizing how advertisers capture their target audience, Intel is developing facial recognition software for television. The set top box is…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

 

Kansas Colleges use Biometrics to Catch Cheaters

Biometric Signature ID has been added by at least six Kansas State community colleges in the EduKan consortium. The move…

 

Dutch Parliamentarian Questions Privacy of Passport Biometrics

Dutch home affairs minister Liesbeth Spies is being urged to protect biometric details of Dutch passports from US authorities. Morpho…

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