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European data protection regulator argues biometric surveillance restrictions not strong enough

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Wojciech Wiewiórowski says the European Commission’s proposed legislation restricting the use of facial recognition and…

 

Real-time facial recognition system deployment blocked by Italian data protection authority

The Italian data protection authority (Garante) has published a new document in which it declared the Sari Real Time facial…

 

Jumio recognizes top regional biometrics partners, named among ‘coolest’ for data protection channel

Jumio has announced its Partner of the Year Awards to recognize the top businesses that have brought its biometric authentication…

 

Delete one person’s biometric records, German Data Protection Authority orders Clearview AI

Clearview AI will delete an individual from its biometrics database after the Hamburg Data Protection Authority declared the biometric profiles of…

 

Data protection in Nigeria – enforcement in post COVID-19 digital economy

Guest post by Yemi Adeniran, Managing Partner at Digiterhub Data protection is the process of safeguarding information from threats, destruction,…

 

Biometrics could soon be subject to more data protection, AI regulations in Canada

Canada’s government is planning to bring forward legislation on consumer privacy and the protection of personal data which could have…

 

EU Data Protection Supervisor backs moratorium on biometrics deployments

The growth in popularity of biometrics has been accompanied by widespread misconceptions, according to European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Wojciech…

 

Canadian shopping mall operator disables biometrics after data protection regulator report

Shopping mall operator Cadillac Fairview used digital information kiosks at 12 malls across Canada to surreptitiously collect and use facial…

 

Chinese draft data protection law specifies biometrics as sensitive private data

A draft of China’s proposed personal data law has reached the first review stage in the country’s legislature, Global Times reports,…

 

Nigeria’s data protection service market to gross $100M by 2023 – Report

It has been estimated that the data protection services market of Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, will hit the US$100…

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