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  • Defence trials sneaky cameras

    The Defence Science Technology Organisation (DSTO) is running facial recognition trials which will underpin biometric initiatives across the Department of Defence, Immigration and new smartcard driver's licences.

    Darren Pauli | 28 May | Read more

  • Biometric passports agreed to in EU

    The European Parliament signed up to a plan Wednesday to introduce computerized biometric passports including people's fingerprints as well as their photographs, despite criticism from civil liberties groups and security experts who argue that the move is flawed on technical grounds.

    Paul Meller | 15 Jan | Read more