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Afghanistan navigates controversies on digital identity journey

In Afghanistan, the Tazkira has been a key identity document providing proof of nationality and residence for over 100 years….

 

US police launch drone programs, but no FRT on UAS – yet

Police across the U.S. are putting eyes in the sky, as the adoption of drones for law enforcement emerges as…

 

California bill on police use of facial recognition passes second reading

California’s Senate Public Safety Committee has unanimously voted to advance Assembly Bill 1814, which would prevent police using facial recognition…

 

Michigan City Council orders comprehensive facial recognition policy for local police

In a move aimed at safeguarding civil liberties, the City Council of Ann Arbor in Michigan has taken a decisive…

 

Age assurance legislation proves contentious and confusing to advocates

Efforts by governments around the anglosphere to put age assurance barriers between children and age-restricted content are not sufficiently targeted…

 

As national U.S. data privacy law becomes more likely, critics emerge to point out flaws

The push for comprehensive privacy legislation in the U.S. is gaining momentum, as the proposed American Privacy Rights Act 2024…

 

Immigrant and civil rights groups urge govt to ban own use of FRT, limit private use

Rights groups continue to call on the U.S. government to limit governmental use of facial recognition technology. Digital rights group…

 

States converge on mDLs

Many U.S. states are launching and expanding mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) to eventually be equivalent to their physical counterparts. Eventually,…

 

Senators ask DoJ if federal facial recognition funding violates civil rights

A group of 18 American senators from the Democratic Caucus have written to the Department of Justice to express concerns…

 

Biometric surveillance options increase for US police

Proving that it is not always good to be right, public and private video surveillance is gaining critical mass in…

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