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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…

 

China considers biometric data protection law to curb facial recognition abuses and secure PII

Concerns about the impact of facial recognition and other biometrics on the privacy of Chinese citizens may soon find their…

 

Biometric time and attendance systems restricted by European data protection rules, Dutch authority issues fine

Biometric time and attendance tracking of employees through a fingerprint-based system has been ruled illegal in Germany unless exceptional circumstances…

 

Firms expand African biometrics coverage, COVID-19 aid raises data protection concerns

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across Africa, public and private reactions also continue to develop. Noticeable this week…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection trailblazers and new offerings

Biometrics news from Africa is already revealing a shift from reports of the COVID-19 virus leading to shutdowns of biometric…

 

Privacy observer complains to Greek data protection head about police biometric project

Greek internet privacy advocate and European Digital Rights (EDRi) observer Homo Digitalis has raised questions about the legality of the…

 

UK introduces CCTV data protection impact assessment guidelines and warns of biometrics risks

The UK government has released a set of guidelines and a template for organizations to assess data protection impact for…

 

Malaysia Commissioner wants facial biometrics security in Personal Data Protection Act

Clear policy is needed in Malaysia on endpoint security to reduce the risk of breaches of facial biometrics and other…

 

Borders, data protection, standards and a deal among top biometrics and digital ID news this week

Borders and data protection are prominent themes among the most widely-read news items of the week on Biometric Update. Progress…

 

Indonesian Parliament reviews online data protection bill

The government of Indonesia is considering introducing a data protection bill to safeguard consumer data, as it addresses rules on…

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