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Hamburg data protection commissioner demands answers on biometric dataset from Clearview AI

An administrative order on information regarding the biometric processing of personal data has been issued against Clearview AI and its…

 

Face biometric authentication for social welfare approved by Morocco’s data protection authority

The  CNDP, Morocco’s personal data protection commission, has approved the use of biometric authentication systems, specifically facial recognition technology, by…

 

China creates privacy codes with biometric data protections, but is it just for show?

China’s first civil code — ever — is scheduled to go live January 1. It will pay particular attention to…

 

New data protection agency may be coming to Taiwan with national digital ID cards

Taiwan may soon establish a new agency dedicated to personal data protection to support the secure launch of its national…

 

Biometric data protection policy guidance in Quebec, update in Vermont and warning in Lithuania

A new guide to implementing biometrics in compliance with Quebec’s data protection laws has been published by the Commission on…

 

UK Commissioner discusses biometrics among year’s privacy and data protection achievements

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has released its 2019-20 annual report, describing discussions around biometric facial recognition among “transformative” highlights for…

 

GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

 

Spanish data protection regulator targets 14 misconceptions about biometrics in technical note

Unauthorized access to biometric data in one system would allow the biometrics to be used in the rest of systems…

 

Myanmar closes delayed biometrics tender amid funding confusion, data protection laws still absent

The government of Myanmar has carried out a tender process for a biometric database for mobile phone subscribers, alarming civil…

 

Fingerprint safety, advanced biometrics and data protection landscape discussed by ID4Africa panel

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted biometrics-backed identity programs and exacerbated difficulties felt by Africa’s most vulnerable populations, but government identity…

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