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Lesotho, Namibia join trend of SIM card registration with biometrics

The southern African nations of Lesotho and Namibia have launched campaigns for citizens to re-register their SIM cards with their…

 

Maturing MOSIP enjoys ID4Africa limelight as it expands its partnerships and vendors flock

“We’ve been working on MOSIP since 2020. In fact it was in 2019, the first time we heard of it…

 

Fortify Rights links personal ID documents listing ethnicity with repression, genocides

Human rights organization Fortify Rights has released a new report highlighting the roles of specific personal identity documents and, most…

 

Face biometrics performance advances with new algorithm, benchmarks

Face biometrics testing takes an outsized place among the week’s top headlines on Biometric Update, while commercial progress and big-money…

 

Sri Lanka ready to launch biometrics registration for digital identity scheme

The capture of biometrics for the issuance of digital ID cards in Sri Lanka is likely to begin soon, according…

 

Digital ID data and fragility: the Dark Side of Identity, Part 2

What can happen with data amid the realities of fragile environments such as places of conflict, natural disaster or political…

 

Concerns over Taliban accessing aid agency biometric data

People in Afghanistan are fearful of the Taliban accessing personal information captured and stored by aid agencies including biometric data…

 

China fights COVID with ‘one database, code and platform,’ UAE goes with auras

Biometric COVID-19 fever apps are making news again, in two cities, and in very novel ways. Meanwhile, privacy advocates who…

 

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…

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