Tag: Fingerprint ‘Scanning

Facial image matching system risks ‘chilling effect’ on freedoms, rights groups say: System dubbed ‘the capability’ processes Australians’ information whether they are crime suspects or not

Blog note. A mark on the forehead would be next to the eyes (iris scan), a mark on the right hand would be next to a finger print scan. How easy would it be to scan both the beast’s mark/name/number and eye/fingers at the same time for biometric […]

When Kuwait required public employees to swipe their fingers on a biometric reader every morning, about 5,000 quit the following quarter

When Kuwait required public employees to swipe their fingers on a biometric reader every morning, about 5,000 quit the following quarter Arabian Business. Bloomberg. 6/20/2018 Show up, swipe in. The routine is familiar to office workers everywhere. In Kuwait, it proved too much to ask. The government was […]

FEDS’ LINKED BIOMETRIC DATABASES LAY FOUNDATION FOR SURVEILLANCE STATE: Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification, version 4.1

FEDS’ LINKED BIOMETRIC DATABASES LAY FOUNDATION FOR SURVEILLANCE STATE WND. October 6, 2018. The systems collect fingerprints, facial images, hand geometry, iris images, palm prints and DNA, storing the information in a format that is searchable by law enforcement and others. On its face, it can be disconcerting […]