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Yoti is a digital identity company that makes it safer for people to prove who they are. We started by empowering people with a free, reusable Digital ID app that minimises the data they share with businesses. We now provide verification solutions across the globe, spanning identity verification, age verification, age estimation, eSigning, authentication and liveness detection

We’re committed to making the digital world safer for everyone. Our seven ethical principles guide us in everything we do and we’re held accountable by our Guardian Council. With an award-winning social purpose strategy, we’re always looking for new ways to explore what (digital) identity means globally. The journey isn’t one we’re making alone, but with the help of policy advisers, think tanks, researchers, humanitarian bodies and everyday people.

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Yoti responds to Ofcom’s counterfactual statements on age assurance tech

Comments from the UK’s Office of Communications (Ofcom) regarding age verification display a marked lack of understanding around the science…

Jun 7, 2024

Online age checks blasted by US rights group, researchers

Online age checks are threatening Americans’ constitutional rights, according to a free speech advocacy group and a team of academics….

Jun 6, 2024

Facebook introduces Yoti age estimation in Australia ahead of global rollout

Meta Australia is introducing age verification for the country’s Facebook users if they try to edit their age from under…

Jun 4, 2024

Age assurance and children’s data privacy regulations come with endless complexity

Privacy regulation is “an incredibly complex regulatory landscape,” says Claire Quinn, chief data privacy officer for Privo, in a panel…

May 24, 2024

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner role survives as DPDI fails

UK parliament will not pass data protection legislation during the current session, following the announcement of the general election in…

May 21, 2024

Australia’s age verification trial for porn sites extends to cover social media

Friction over age assurance laws for online pornography is heating up in Australia. ABC News reports on varying reactions to…

May 21, 2024

Trinsic launches reusable digital ID network with biometrics partners

A new digital identity network has been launched by Trinsic, which describes it as the “first identity acceptance network” with…

May 14, 2024

Ofcom’s Children’s Safety Code of Practice gets mixed reviews 

The regulatory world keeps digging to get at the root of the age verification problem and unearth legal solutions, an…

May 8, 2024

Ofcom’s new Children’s Safety Codes require “highly effective age checks”

Ofcom has dropped the proverbial hammer on age-sensitive internet services, releasing an update that sets out more than 40 practical…

May 2, 2024

OnlyFans misconfigures biometric age estimation, Ofcom opens investigation

In the great age verification debate sweeping the globe, much attention has been directed at pornography tube sites such as…

May 1, 2024

Diebold Nixdorf joins biometric age estimation market as ITL addresses privacy concerns

Automatic age estimation from Diebold Nixdorf based on face biometrics has been deployed for self-service checkouts at EDEKA Jaeger’s store…

Apr 25, 2024

Digital signatures secured with ID verification gaining ground in regulated sectors

E-signatures are changing the way the regulated sectors protect the integrity of the signing process, according to a Thematic Intelligence…

Apr 24, 2024

Age assurance may do a lot of things, some unintended, report argues

Age assurance technology is becoming a hot topic, prompting observers to weigh in on its effectiveness and potential challenges. The…

Apr 18, 2024

Yoti and Luciditi demo interoperable age assurance through PKI

A method of using public key infrastructure (PKI) to enable interoperability among age assurance providers and systems was shared at…

Apr 15, 2024

NIST finds biometric age estimation effective in first benchmark, coming soon

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology presented a preview of its assessment of facial age estimation with selfie…

Apr 1, 2024

FTC passes on biometric age estimation approval request from Yoti and partners

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has declined to approve biometric age estimation as a method of verifying parental consent under…

Mar 28, 2024

Better fraud detection fights complex ID document fraud, says Yoti report

It’s been widely noted in the biometrics space that fraud has evolved with the rise of deepfakes, generative AI, and…

Mar 15, 2024

Yoti face biometrics ready for businesses facing age verification laws, says CEO

Age estimation and face matching are hot products for digital identity and biometrics providers. Governments are cracking down on unrestricted…

Mar 11, 2024

Texas’ online age verification law upheld on appeal

Imposing age verification for access to pornography does not violate the First Amendment, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals…

Feb 26, 2024

Busy start to the year for BIPA could get busier with genetics lawsuits

The U.S. state of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law makes winners and losers in equal measure and today’s no different. Here…

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