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Sri Lankans to require biometrics before travelling to Oman for work

Sri Lankans looking to find jobs in Oman will now undergo fingerprint scanning before leaving the country. This is a…

 

India looks to create biometric database of foreign visitors

India is looking to create a biometric database of all foreign visitors, starting with Pakistani spectators of cricket matches. Once…

 

Experts say Ukrainian biometric law doesn’t meet European standards

A law in the Ukraine that pertains to the state demographic register and identity documents will have to be revised…

 

UIDAI discovers 384,000 false Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has cancelled 384,000 Aadhaar numbers of the total 410,000 Aadhaar numbers issued under…

 

Top 10 most-read stories on BiometricUpdate.com in 2012

2013 is just around the corner and we’ve gone back to look at the stories that captured the greatest attention…

 

Biometric Research Note: Emerging economies embracing biometric banking technologies

As the level of security breaches and transaction frauds increase day by day, the need for highly secure identification and…

 

Big Data allows governments to spy on citizens with impunity

Governments in North America will increase their use of “Big Data” technologies to spy on their citizens. A recent report…

 

Changes to Australia’s privacy law remove ban on biometric data for crime-fighting

Under changes to Australia’s privacy law, facial scans taken for passports, drivers’ licenses, or nightclub entry can now be kept…

 

UK Border Agency changes requirements for biometric residence permits

Applicants outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland granted permission to stay in the UK for more than 6 months…

 

Canada to start capturing biometrics of temporary residents

Beginning in 2013, citizens from countries or territories for which Canada requires biometric information must appear in person to have…

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