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Biometric systems are being increasingly deployed to ensure a fair and efficient election. These systems include identification solutions for voter registration, voting, tallying and identification. Common modalities include fingerprint recognition, palm vein recognition, iris recognition and facial recognition. Mobile voting systems are also included.

 

Kurdistan issues 438K biometric voter cards in runup to election

Kurdistan has distributed 438,000 biometric voter cards over the past seven months, as the Iraqi region prepares for its long-overdue…

 

Deepfake research is growing and so is investment in companies that fight it

AI-generated content such as deepfakes is facing increasing scrutiny. Three new research resources – authored by search giant Google, identity…

 

New details revealed about Zimbabwe biometric voting procurement scandal

New developments have emerged about some business moguls who have been cited as being involved in a procurement scandal for…

 

Report blames biometrics for Mozambique poll irregularities; Laxton hits back

An investigative report has demonstrated that irregularities persist in elections in Africa despite the governments presenting election technology such as…

 

Tanzania announces biometric voter registration from July 1 ahead of 2025 polls

Tanzania’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that a biometric voter registration process will be conducted in the Zanzibar…

 

Kurdistan completes biometric voter registration amid delayed elections

The Iraqi region of Kurdistan is still awaiting its long-overdue parliamentary elections despite ongoing political strife, the process of registering…

 

As UK sets date for general elections, criticism piles on voter ID requirement

The UK’s first national election to require a photo ID document has finally set its date to July 4th. But…

 

Sumsub puts numbers to deepfakes preceding elections; govts take action

An internal analysis conducted by Sumsub shows a substantial rise in deepfake content leading up to the 2024 elections in…

 

Russian opposition develops ZKP voting application to support legitimate elections

To challenge the legitimacy of the recent Russian elections and Vladimir Putin’s subsequent inauguration as president, a human rights activist…

 

3-week biometric voter registration on in Ghana amid opposition hullabaloo

A nationwide biometric voter registration initiative launched on May 7 is gathering steam in Ghana with the process expected to…

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