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Protecting rights and regions using border biometrics

Making international borders more secure can be done while protecting the human rights of people crossing those borders, according to…

 

EAB talk probes balance between border biometrics benefits and rights risks

Achieving a balance between the benefits of biometrics in border processes and the risk that they may cause harm to…

 

Increased interoperability of EU biometric databases may be impacting human rights

A new report in the European Journal of Law and Technology highlights a series of human rights concerns about the EU’s…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Rights group calls on Australia to prohibit biometric mass surveillance

Human rights advocacy group Access Now has panned Australia’s lack of attention to human rights while implementing its digitization agenda,…

 

ID@Borders to address use of biometrics for seamless passenger flow and counter terrorism

The Biometrics Institute annual ID@Borders conference will be held this year in Brussels from April 18-19 and will address challenges…

 

UK deploys fingerprint, face biometrics to track deportees, non-Irish EU citizens

People subject to deportation orders in the UK will soon have to carry a GPS-enabled fingerprint scanner. The move, designed…

 

Face biometrics deployments and solutions unveiled on four continents

Developments in face biometrics from standards work to product launches made headlines over the past week. Deployments of border control…

 

Talk about digital ID by talking about services: ID4Africa 2022 workshop findings

“Word of mouth spreads faster than our official communications,” said Henock Ali of Ethiopia’s National ID Program during the feedback…

 

US and EU lack of protections on use of border biometrics, reports allege

As the European Union continues to make progress on its projects for digital ID, online protection and governance of AI,…

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