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London and Atlanta join Chinese cities among those with most public surveillance cameras

The cities with the most surveillance cameras in the word per capita are all in China, except for London and…

 

U.S. DISA develops prototype multi-biometric smartphone for “Assured Identity”

The U.S. military has developed a prototype smartphone embedded with the capabilities to measure numerous biometrics and contextual traits under…

 

U.S. military developing system with wearable and biometrics for mobile network access

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), subordinate agency of Army Futures Command (AFC), is developing a multifactor system…

 

More suits allege illegal biometrics collection under BIPA as states consider action

A series of new lawsuits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and the clarification of the…

 

CBP publishes draft tender for facial recognition services for Biometric Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking a vendor to help upgrade its system to process all passenger applications…

 

Police app, robot cops and schools get facial biometrics, while NYC considers surveillance transparency

South Wales Police are planning to trial a smartphone app with biometric facial recognition from NEC with 50 officers to…

 

U.S. Real ID driver’s license implementations face problems ahead of October 2020 launch

The implementation of the U.S. government’s Real ID system, which is supposed to grant holders of the secure driver’s licenses…

 

Rapid DNA testing at U.S. border extended and criticized

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expanding its use of rapid DNA test kits from ANDE Corp. to verify…

 

U.S. Senators call for travel warning for countries with Chinese smart city systems

A pair of U.S. Senators have called on the State Department to issue a travel advisory to Americans traveling to…

 

Senators call for DHS report on biometrics use and explanation for delay

The Department of Homeland Security was due to produce a report on its use of biometric technology, including its privacy…

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