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Canadian shopping mall operator disables biometrics after data protection regulator report

Shopping mall operator Cadillac Fairview used digital information kiosks at 12 malls across Canada to surreptitiously collect and use facial…

 

Chinese draft data protection law specifies biometrics as sensitive private data

A draft of China’s proposed personal data law has reached the first review stage in the country’s legislature, Global Times reports,…

 

Nigeria’s data protection service market to gross $100M by 2023 – Report

It has been estimated that the data protection services market of Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, will hit the US$100…

 

Nigeria’s Youverify granted two ISO certifications to ensure biometric data protection

Nigerian technology company Youverify, which deals with biometric identity verification and other digital identity solutions, has secured two key certifications…

 

UK Biometrics Forensics Ethics Group to advise Home Office on data protection and policing initiatives

The UK’s Biometric Forensics Ethics Group (BEFG) has its marching orders for the upcoming year, which include organizing working groups…

 

Indian government urged to listen to more voices on data protection, ministry requests surveillance funds

India’s government is considering legislation for protecting personal data, including biometric information, but a civil society group says its consultations…

 

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…

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