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Comparitech facial recognition report highlights growing, variable global market

China retains its status as the country with the most face biometrics-based surveillance in a new report. Research service Comparitech analyzed…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

Comparitech analyzes government use of biometrics, surveillance and data sharing

A recent investigation into surveillance states and data privacy carried out by Comparitech concludes that not even top-ranked European countries…

 

Why are government’s still hesitating over social media ID verification?

Liudas Kanapienis, CEO and co-founder of Ondato Controversy surrounded the inclusion in May of an Online Safety Bill in the Queen’s…

 

Another nation considers requiring biometrics for SIM cards

Another nation is considering adding biometrics to phone SIM card registrations, hoping to stem fraud. South Africa’s telecom regulator is…

 

Draft biometric SIM registration law in Philippines triggers privacy worries

A draft piece of regulation to render mandatory the registration of SIM cards including with biometrics in the Philippines has…

 

Afghanistan goes for biometric SIM registration to fight crime

The growing wave of crimes committed using mobile phones has pushed the government in Afghanistan to consider the registration and…

 

Pakistan turns to fingerprint liveness detection to shut down fraudulent SIM business

Stolen fingerprints in Pakistan have pushed the government to deploy live finger detectors. Government regulator the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will…

 

China, of all nations, now a leader in private biometric curbs. But for how long?

With a decision handed down late last month, China’s Supreme People’s Court appears to have put the autocratic nation ahead…

 

Biometric privacy preferences in Mexico strained by crime-fighting campaign

In an effort to crack down on an ongoing epidemic of kidnappings in Mexico, that nation’s congress approved the gathering…

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