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More sanctions knock Belarus face biometrics firm off center

Having already sanctioned an Eastern European maker of facial recognition tools for their use in political oppression, the European Union…

 

UNHCR shared Rohingya biometric data ‘without consent’

The UNHCR improperly gathered personal information and biometrics from ethnic Rohingya refugees and shared it with Bangladesh, which subsequently shared…

 

Shadowy origin story has observers picking at Clearview AI

Privacy advocates are starting to worry publicly that Clearview AI, the infamous face-scraping biometric startup, ultimately will prevail in court…

 

Face biometrics implementations expanding for vehicles, retail systems and health passes

Facial recognition is prominent among the top news stories in the biometrics industry over the past week. Paperwork for a…

 

ImageNet database blurs images used for facial recognition training in privacy effort

The team behind ImageNet has announced that it has blurred the faces in its 1.5 million-image database, which has been…

 

Indian authorities registering biometric data of Rohingya refugees in a planned deportation move

The local administration of Jammu and Kashmir in India has been instructed to begin capturing the biometric data of Rohingya…

 

Coppernic signs biometrics reseller agreement with Vietnam’s MK Group

Mobile biometrics specialist Coppernic has announced a new regional partnership with digital security solutions firm MK Group in Vietnam. As part…

 

Croatia, Kyrgyzstan to adopt biometric ID documents, Philippines funds enrollment phase

Under a new amendment to the Identity Card Act, biometric digital identity cards are in development for Croatian citizens. The…

 

Biometrics collection from refugees and vulnerable people questioned by analysts

The use of biometrics and digital identity systems in the humanitarian sector remains highly problematic, viewed through a data justice…

 

From stateless to self-sovereign: A project that gives life-long identity to the world’s invisibles beginning at birth

This is a guest post by Alex Andrade-Walz, Director of Marketing at Evernym, a leader in verifiable credential technology. There…

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