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Data protection laws in Southern Africa big win for digital rights: Report

A report on the state of digital rights in Southern Africa has praised efforts by countries in the region to…

 

Privacy professionals compare how shifting data protection laws are addressed

In a world of endless biometric data, what can a data commissioner do? A virtual panel convened for the 2023…

 

Myanmar closes delayed biometrics tender amid funding confusion, data protection laws still absent

The government of Myanmar has carried out a tender process for a biometric database for mobile phone subscribers, alarming civil…

 

Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

Digital rights advocates say Nigeria’s NIMC has work to do on data mishandling

In the past weeks, there has been a flurry of reports about the commercialization of personal data by some websites…

 

Clearview AI earns TX-RAMP certification for biometric data protection

A new certification for Clearview AI will provide data security assurance to the law enforcement agencies that use its facial…

 

India’s data protection law must hold platforms accountable on child safety: panel

In the debate over how to regulate age-restricted content online, truths that are common across borders often bump up against…

 

Biometrics developers dance with data privacy regulations continues

Biometrics controversy and investments are often found side by side, as seen in many of this week’s top stories on…

 

Police Scotland engages public on biometric data rights amid cloud storage concerns

Police Scotland has commenced the distribution of an information leaflet to all individuals in police custody who have their biometric…

 

Legal reforms adapted to tech changes, data safeguards vital for expanding digital ID reach

One plenary at the 2024 ID4Africa AGM in Cape Town, South Africa, explored how legal reforms which are adapted to…

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