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DHS submits finalized new immigration biometrics collection rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has submitted its finalized new rule for biometrics collection from immigrants to the White…

 

Idemia chosen for Iceland’s biometric border checks, more CBP facial recognition rollouts

A series of new biometrics deployments have been announced by CBP at U.S. borders, while Idemia’s technology has been chosen…

 

Fingers crossed for balanced federal facial recognition regulation under Biden

A new occupant in the White House has some in the privacy community hopeful that meaningful federal and state controls…

 

Police use of facial recognition increasing in Minnesota and questioned in Seattle

Statistics published by a municipal government in Minnesota show police in the state are increasing their use of facial recognition,…

 

US senators ask online proctor firms for evidence they are fighting biometrics bias

Allegations of bias in proctoring software will never be the motivating controversy that is bias in policing facial recognition software,…

 

Biden administration expected to prioritize digital ID and tighten fintech regulations

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will be coming into office amid a rapidly changing outlook for fintech, digital identity, and AI,…

 

Deepfakes: The Times wows, the Senate punts and Asia worries

The New York Times this week did something dangerous for its reputation as the nation’s paper of record. Its staff…

 

CBP rolls out face biometrics at three additional US points of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the introduction of biometric facial verification technology at the pedestrian lanes at…

 

US border agency’s proposed biometrics rule draws divided reactions

Divided reactions have sprung out of Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed new rule for its biometric entry/exit system, NextGov…

 

US needs national digital ID to compete with other world powers amid pandemic

Toomas Ilves addressed the German Marshall Fund (GMF) during a recent panel discussion on proposed tech policy reforms for the…

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