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Police use of facial biometrics raising privacy concerns, calls for regulation in Canada, Scotland

Law enforcement agencies around the world have been showing keen interest in biometric facial recognition, but privacy advocates fear the…


Canada’s government coordinating biometric efforts

Canadian government agencies and police are coordinating the development of their biometric capabilities, according to a report published in Motherboard….


New federal government contractors in Canada required to submit fingerprints to RCMP

New federal government contractors in Canada will now be required to submit their fingerprints electronically to the country’s national police…


RCMP currently examining use of DNA familial searching

According to a recent article in the Ottawa Sun, using family-member DNA searches could help solve Canadian cold cases. With…


RCMP actively seeking facial and tattoo recognition system without approval

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been actively seeking to obtain a new nationwide Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)…


Biometrics in financial services, facial recognition, border security and fingerprints trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Financial services…


RCMP exploring expanded biometric ID capacity

According to an article in Motherboard, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are seeking to expand its automated fingerprint identification…


Canada to start capturing biometrics of temporary residents

Beginning in 2013, citizens from countries or territories for which Canada requires biometric information must appear in person to have…


U.S. surveillance system shopped to national security agencies

New e-mail correspondence released by WikiLeaks reveals that TrapWire, supplier of a controversial U.S. security surveillance system, intended to sign…

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