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Wolf signs Real ID law, expects new licenses in 2019

Michael Bryant Philadelphia Inquirer HARRISBURG – Gov. Wolf on Friday signed legislation that brings Pennsylvania into compliance with the 2005 Real ID law enacted following the Sept. 11 terror attacks. That law requires driver’s licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be issued to people who prove […]

Five Things That Happened During Oklahoma’s 2017 Legislative Session

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Jacob Mccleland & Nomin Ujiyediin KGOU Oklahoma’s legislative session came to a close on Friday, as lawmakers passed a nearly $7 billion budget. Republicans, who hold a large majority in both the House and Senate, needed Democratic support to pass revenue-raising measures, but negotiations crumbled over the weekend. To fill […]

Move over Touch ID—Mastercard is building fingerprint scanners directly into their cards

Fast Company The company has announced it’s beginning trials of its “next-generation biometric card” in South Africa. In addition to the standard chip and pin, the new cards have a built-in fingerprint reader that the user can use to authenticate every purchase. Impressively, the new card is no thicker or […]

Facial recognition is coming to US airports, fast-tracked by Trump

New Biometric Exit system would track visa holders’ faces as they leave the country The Verge Soon, it may be hard for visa holders to board an international flight without submitting to a facial geometry scan. The TSA began testing facial recognition systems at Dulles Airport in 2015, then expanded […]

Disney installs metal detectors, bag searches and pat downs at hotels and park entrances

Mass Private I Imagine going through a metal detector before you check into your hotel room, imagine being patted down and searched before you get inside your hotel. Imagine Disney using facial biometrics to spy on everyone in your family. Well imagine no more, it’s already happening. According to an […]