Jun 4, 2014

Japan to share fingerprints with U.S.

The Diet on Wednesday endorsed an agreement to share with the United States in real time the fingerprints of suspected terrorists and individuals involved in serious crimes. The pact, approved by the Lower House last month, was passed Wednesday by the Upper House on ...

May 14, 2014

Lower House panel approves U.S. fingerprint data exchange deal

The Lower House Foreign Affairs Committee OK’d Wednesday a deal with the United States to introduce a system for online exchanges between the two countries of fingerprint data on people suspected of involvement in terrorism, murder and other serious crimes. The government hopes that ...

Feb 7, 2014

Japan, U.S. sign fingerprint data exchange pact

Japan and the United States on Friday signed a bilateral security agreement that allows both countries to exchange fingerprint data of suspected criminals in order to prevent and solve serious crimes. The Agreement on Enhancing Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Serious Crime, known as ...

Sep 6, 2013

Japan, U.S. agree to share criminal fingerprint data

Japan and the United States agreed Friday to conclude a pact that will let them instantly access each other’s fingerprint databases to identify people suspected of terrorism and other serious crimes, Japanese officials said. Among the 36 nations and Taiwan that maintain visa-waiver arrangements ...