U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Google engineers are demanding the company cease work with CBP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The tech giant shouldn't provide any infrastructure that may support human rights abuses, the signatories argue.

CBP wants to use facial recognition for ‘all passenger applications’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

A nearly $1 billion draft RFQ hints at where the agency thinks the future of travel security is going.

Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."

CBP expands on cloud migration plan in new RFI

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

CBP issued a new request for information, in search of potential vendors to lead its ongoing move to the cloud and to integrate that with its existing cloud services.

Biometrics are pushed to improve as DHS, NIST continue to test algorithms

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

Customs and Border Protection relies on both agencies to test the face recognition algorithms it uses.

Lawmakers question why Biometric Exit Program has pictures of U.S. citizens

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

House Democrats want to know which laws give Customs and Border Protection the authority to collect images of Americans under the program, which is currently at 17 airports.

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