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US mobile driver’s licenses advancing to more states, agencies, applications

The list of U.S. states to launch mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) is growing rapidly, with five implemented already and three…

 

Halt ordered in biometric scans for US work-visa spouses

U.S. immigration officials this month will suspend requiring the collection of face and fingerprint biometrics from the spouses of some…

 

North Carolina school district buys face biometrics to monitor students and staff

A facial recognition system has been purchased in North Caroline by a rural school district northwest of Charlotte. News of…

 

Police facial recognition on images from US protest, social media in Canada questioned

A coalition of groups has written to the administrators of a facial recognition system used to identify a person accused…

 

Illinois pols move face biometrics ban for undocumented immigrants

The Illinois state Senate has passed a resolution that would greatly restrict the access that immigration agencies within federal and…

 

US digital ID regulation coming as feds seek info on mobile driver’s license standards

Rules for minimum technical requirements and security standards for mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) in the U.S are coming, in a…

 

EU restricts law enforcement use of public biometrics with new AI rules

The European Commission has released new rules for biometrics and other artificial intelligence (AI) applications deemed ‘high-risk,’ setting fines of…

 

CBP biometric facial comparison boosts fast, secure processing at US border entries

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding use of its biometric facial comparison Simplified Arrival screening process. While…

 

A push to make a DHS biometric program permanent

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are again pushing legislation that would make a decade-old biometric border-protection pilot program…

 

US House to examine bill setting new standards for biometric, digital privacy rights

A Democratic lawmaker in the United States, Suzan DelBene, has reintroduced a private-members bill intended to boost consumer digital rights…

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