With Federal Facial Recognition Regulation Stalled, Local Legislators Step In

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock. -

Unwilling to wait for federal regulations to develop, municipal leaders from California to Massachusetts to are pushing their own rules on the acquisition and use of facial recognition [...]

TSA Facial Recognition; Part Of Growing Biometric Surveillance System

By Michael Maharrey, activistpost.com -

By Michael Maharrey for Activist Post - The federal government plans to use a TSA program advertised as a way to avoid lines at airport security checkpoints to harvest photos and other biometric [...]

NYPD Sued Over Facial Recognition Program

By Ava Kofman, www.theintercept.com -

By Ava Kofman for the Intercept. Researchers at Georgetown University law school filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the New York City Police Department for the agency’s refusal to [...]

FBI Has Already Gathered Millions Of ‘Faceprints’ for Facial Recognition

By Derrick Broze, www.activistpost.com -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post. A House Committee questioned Kimberly Del Greco, Deputy Assistant Director at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, about why the bureau [...]

FBI Seeks To End Privacy Protections From Biometrics Database

By Jennifer Lynch, , www.eff.org -

By Jennifer Lynch for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Since 2008, the FBI has been assembling a massive database of biometric information on Americans. This database, called Next Generation [...]