Detection of people attempting to enter illegally

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Date of publication: 
Thu, 24/10/2019
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European Parliament, Policy Department Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs
The paper addresses biometrics, body scanner and related issues of identity management function and mission creep. It makes suggestions for the European Parliament and national parliaments to better evaluate legislative options in order to address and safeguard citizens’ liberties, privacy and data protection, avert de-sensitisation and overcome weaknesses in current legislative responses and data practices.
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Date of publication: 
Thu, 24/10/2019
SBI-net, UAV - DHS Programs and lack of oversight

Manned planes beating drones as the more capable tool in war on drugs

In the never-ending war on drugs, U.S. Navy planes are showing that technology does not necessarily mean improvement, as manned planes are outmaneuvering unmanned drones in catching cocaine smugglers traveling by sea; in 2011 the manned planes caught an average of $30 million of cocaine per day, and during the last five years they have detected more than 853,000 pounds of cocaine

Argentina strengthens migratory control

Since April, about five million travelers have been registered by the country’s biometric ID system, which will be implemented nationwide by the end of the year.

HGH Infrared Systems and SRI International Sarnoff to Demonstrate Mobile Situational Awareness Solution at ASIS International

SRI International Sarnoff and HGH Infrared Systems will launch a new mobile situational awareness solution in booth 120 at the ASIS International tradeshow for the security industry on Sept. 10 – 13, in Philadelphia, Pa.

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