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Biometric Exit expected to process nearly all air passengers departing U.S. within four years

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects its Biometric Exit program to process 97 percent of airline passengers departing…

 

Maine to verify driver’s license applicant’s biometrics to comply with federal REAL ID rules

Maine’s secretary of state’s office has revealed the design for the state’s new driver’s licenses, Bangor Daily News reports, which…

 

DHS struggles to deploy system to collect biometrics of departing travelers; proposed FY 2019 budget will help

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to work to deploy systems and procedures to collect the biographic and biometric…

 

Biometric surveillance raises ethics concerns for China-U.S. AI industry sharing

Microsoft Research Asia co-wrote three papers on artificial intelligence and facial analysis with researchers associated with the Chinese military’s National…

 

U.S. creating new tech guidance agency to inform Congress as facial recognition regulation looms

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is in the process of setting up a Science and Technology Assessment and Analytics…

 

ValidSoft adds to sales team to address U.S. voice biometrics market demand

Voice biometric and MFA SaaS company ValidSoft has announced the appointment of software sales veteran Tom Hohman as vice president…

 

Efforts to ensure ethical use of biometric surveillance technology face scrutiny

IBM’s role in surveillance systems allegedly used to carry out extra-judicial killings directed by Rodrigo Duterte prior to becoming president…

 

U.S. Congress moves to regulate facial recognition technology

The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate with bipartisan sponsorship from Senators Brian Schatz…

 

U.S. Senators issue bi-partisan call for DHS to pause biometric entry-exit roll out

U.S. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have called for the Department of Homeland Services (DHS) to pause…

 

Civil rights groups say CBP ignored them and skipped public feedback for Biometric Entry/Exit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends to apply the Biometric Entry and Exit system to all international flights in…

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