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Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

French regulator clarifies facial recognition position

France’s National Commission on Computing and Liberties (CNIL) has issued new guidance on the appropriate use of biometric facial recognition…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary talks ethics, calls biometrics bill “narrow”

As Scotland is looking into new legislation for the role of biometrics commissioner, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf believes the use…

 

Insider perspectives and government engagement top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Insider perspectives on biometric security, and airport and event applications were the top theme of the week for the most…

 

Digitization, decentralization and regulation top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most read stories this week on Biometric Update have a French theme, as a digital ID system using facial…

 

AI policy advisor says facial recognition bans could spread to states and federal government

The trend of bans on biometric facial recognition in U.S. cities will soon spread to states, and from there to…

 

India extends deadline for facial biometrics bids as systems around the world seek clarity

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has extended the deadline for bids on participation in its centralized automatic facial recognition…

 

South Wales police win facial recognition legal challenge as King’s Cross plans halted

The use of biometric facial recognition by South Wales police interferes with the privacy rights of those scanned, but is…

 

Ethics panel sets criteria for London police use of live facial recognition as Dubai city plan criticized

The London Policing Ethics Panel examining the use of biometric real-time facial recognition has concluded that if police can prove…

 

NEC to deploy biometric cctv surveillance system in Gurugram City, India

NEC Technologies India (NECTI) has been awarded a contract as the master system integrator for installing CCTV surveillance and traffic…

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