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UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

 

Scottish digital health pass app launch hit by problems

People in Scotland need proof of two COVID vaccinations to order nightclubs and large events as of today. But the…

 

Scottish local authority switches off facial recognition citing legal, ethical concerns

A Scottish local authority, Falkirk Council, has recently spent over £1 million (U.S.$1.4 million) on upgrading 76 state-of-the-art CCTV cameras…

 

Digital health passes worldwide: progress, setbacks and still a void in the US

Authorities around the world are rushing to provide ways their citizens can prove their COVID-19 status both at home and…

 

Selfie biometrics top digital onboarding methods for younger people

Digital onboarding with selfie biometrics and ID documents is a favored method of younger people, according to research from Onfido,…

 

Biometric access control launches, deployments indicate booming market

HID Global, Anviz and ZKTeco USA have all launched biometric access control technologies in the form of scanners for the…

 

Scottish Government selects partner for digital identity verification service

Software consultancy firm Scott Logic has entered a new partnership with the Scottish Government to develop a new digital identity…

 

Researcher warns of illegally retained biometric samples in UK

A substantial amount of biometric data collected from individuals arrested, or convicted of criminal offenses in the UK would fall…

 

UK government rejects live CCTV face biometrics moratorium, claims progress in response to Committee

A lot has changed in the use of biometrics across the UK over the past couple of years, but the…

 

Digital identity for online govt services expanding with launches and new plans on four continents

Digital identity has been making significant strides in various jurisdictions around the world, with governments and businesses taking steps to…

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