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Data collection during COVID-19 normalized surveillance, says civil liberties organization

The COVID-19 pandemic spread more than just viral infection, with trends in surveillance presenting new concerns about personal data risk…

 

India moves to ease biometric registration for air and cruise travel in wake of COVID-19

The Indian government will allow domestic and international travelers to self-register for flights to and from the country with face…

 

Can the world shake off COVID-19 biometric surveillance?

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has collated examples from around the world of instances of pandemic-related biometric surveillance and spoken to civil…

 

Biometrics for every stage of a more effective global COVID-19 response

A new white paper outlines the benefits and risks of integrating biometrics in response to COVID-19 in humanitarian and developing…

 

Tech5 face biometrics deployed for COVID-19 status verification in Chile

Tech5 is providing its facial recognition technology to assist Chile’s COVID-19 health status verification efforts to prevent the spread of the…

 

Fingerprint biometrics market survives COVID-19 scare, FPC advances in two areas

Fingerprint Cards has revealed a customer win in the PC biometrics space and another step forward for its biometric payment…

 

Good Health Pass guidance proposes privacy protections for proof of COVID-19 status

The Good Health Pass Interoperability Blueprint has been launched to propose a privacy-preserving alternative to vaccination certificates to meet international travel…

 

Google API update enables storage of COVID-19 status on Android devices

Google has updated its Passes application programming interface (API) to allow COVID vaccination and test result records to be stored…

 

Cruise lines using BriefCam’s facial recognition for COVID-19 contact tracing

Cruise ships operated by Celebrity and Royal Caribbean have integrated BriefCam video analytics with facial recognition into their existing security systems…

 

Pakistan blocks 3M refugees from COVID-19 jabs for lack of digital ID

A requirement to have the national digital ID in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan could block as…

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