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By Masha Borak

- UK-based biometric identity verification provider Onfido says it has achieved the latest European standard for identity proofing and trust services,…

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By Jim Nash

- The U.S. state of Florida is next to pass legislation giving people more control over their information, including biometric data.…

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By Jim Nash

- A formerly stealth-mode identity startup says it is distributing its first products, a self-sovereign identity tool kit. Truvity is out…

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By Chris Burt

- Major gains in digital identity policy and the related regulation of data privacy in many African countries provide practical lessons…

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By Jaume Dubois

- By Jaume Dubois,  CEO of ID30 In a digital world that connects everyone for everything, establishing global interoperability across entities,…

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By Bianca Gonzalez

- Phase 2 of the 'Closer to You' initiative was recently launched by the UAE Ministry of Education and the Federal…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Microsoft has been fined $20 million over allegations by U.S. regulators that they collected biometrics and other personal data from…

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By Chris Burt

- Veridas has expanded the capabilities of its age verification software with age validation solely through selfie biometrics, avoiding ID scanning…

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By Jaume Dubois

- By Jaume Dubois,  CEO of ID30 In a digital world that connects everyone for everything, establishing global interoperability across entities,…

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By Jim Nash

- In an enforceable blow for transparency in facial recognition, an appeals court in the U.S. state of New Jersey has…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

With UN SDG 16.9 calling for legal identity for all by 2030, Biometric Update is taking a special in-depth focus on digital ID projects in developing countries.

By Chris Burt

- Major gains in digital identity policy and the related regulation of data privacy in many African countries provide practical lessons…

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