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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board assesses Atlanta airport biometrics

Delta’s fully biometric terminal and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Biometric Exit program at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta was…

 

OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

 

DHS Global Entry facial recognition program to expand nationwide

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a privacy impact assessment related to biometric facial recognition technology it first rolled…

 

Congressional committee meets on business dangers of biometrics, but talks politics

For better or worse, the U.S. Congress is getting more involved in the use of facial recognition. The House Oversight…

 

Marshals Service seeking information on “counter-biometric” services

The U.S. Justice Department’s Marshals Service has issued a request for information (RFI) from vendors on counter-biometric expertise to perform…

 

U.S. lawmakers hold third facial recognition hearing as more government bans and privacy bills introduced

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

 

Telos ID, Alclear join Idemia in delivering TSA PreCheck screening enrollment

Telos ID and Alclear LLC, the company that owns and operates the Clear biometric identity membership platform, have joined Idemia…

 

Police and ICE facial biometrics system in San Diego shut down to comply with new state law

If proponents of the use of biometric facial recognition systems by law enforcement agencies were hoping for a big boost…

 

CBP begins assessing collection of DNA samples from persons in custody

Effective this week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject…

 

Valid introduces REAL ID driver’s license standards for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

Valid has introduced REAL ID driver’s license and identification card solutions for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to…

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