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Three proposed U.S. class actions involving alleged biometric privacy violations are churning between Chicago and New Orleans. The defendants are…

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Veridos seals deal for Latvia biometric passport, to unveil new security features for IDs

Germany-based integrated digital ID solutions provider Veridos has announced a deal for the delivery of over a million biometric passports…

 

ID4Africa unveils digital public infrastructure theme, dates of 2023 AGM

Proceedings at ID4Africa’s 2023 Augmented General Meeting to be held in-person in the Kenyan capital Nairobi from 23 to 25…

 

Moscow court rules in favor of Smart Engines in Citibank ID scanning software row

The Arbitrazh Court of Moscow ruled in favor of Smart Engines in a lawsuit that saw the local Citibank subsidiary…

 

Socially minded startup gets $900K investment for biometric, contactless kiosks

A niche maker of digital systems for nonprofits has raised £750,000 (roughly $900,000) in equity funding from an equally niche…

 

US wants to ID travelers in a moving group in 3 seconds with biometrics

In a development that will hearten some, but give the most privacy-minded travelers a second thought about travel-related surveillance, the…

 

Children, interoperability, billion-dollar fines and browser biometrics: the Online Safety Bill

The UK government’s effectively crowd-sourced draft Online Safety Bill has managed yet another twist. Gone is the provision to regulate…

 

Intellicheck ID document authentication gets 6-month trial to curb under-age drinking

A city in the U.S. state of South Carolina has signed on to a six-month test of ID document authentication…

 

Thai government partners with 7-Eleven to issue digital IDs

The Digital Government Development Agency (DGA) in Thailand is using technology integrator Counter Service to create a new channel to…

 

Digital ID schemes marginalizing Roma in Serbia, Rohingyas in Myanmar: reports

Digital identity tech and legislation are accused of human rights offenses in Europe and Asia for automatically excluding certain communities…

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