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European Commissioner calls for strict regulation of facial recognition to preserve freedom of assembly

European countries should strictly regulate the use of facial recognition and ensure legislative frameworks for AI systems processing biometric data,…

 

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…

 

Ugandan human rights lawyer’s arrest exposes use of national ID for surveillance

A Ugandan human rights lawyer’s recent arrest highlights the country’s surveillance and government control via the use of the national…

 

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…

 

Age verification laws coming at the porn industry from all directions

A reckoning is on the way for porn sites, social media platforms and other age-restricted online content, as regulators move…

 

India threatens to block platforms for spreading deepfakes ahead of elections

With general elections set to begin in April, India continues to crack down on deepfakes – by threatening the platforms…

 

Bangladesh’s government wins election campaigning on DPI

After Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League secured a victory in a controversial election last Sunday, all eyes are on the government’s…

 

UK bill would let police run facial recognition against all driver’s licenses

A clause in a new UK criminal justice bill gives police the green light to run facial recognition searches on…

 

Swedish privacy watchdog opposes police proposal to use passport biometrics

Sweden’s law enforcement agencies are pushing to increase the use of biometrics in their work after a spew of gang-related…

 

ID verification trending for social media, Intellicheck lands 2nd major US client

A major social media platform has selected Intellicheck to provide digital identity verification. The New York-based firm, which specializes in…

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