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DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

Huduma Namba digital ID cards to go into production as 2022 election issues raised

After a mass registration exercise to capture the nation’s biometrics for the ambitious Huduma Namba unique identifier number, the program…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

Biometric registration programs announced, commenced, disrupted and debated across Africa

Nationwide biometric voter registration is underway in Ghana where the head of the electoral commission shares the rate of voters…

 

Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

 

Facial recognition to play key role in travel reopening as biometrics industry weighs social responsibility

The top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week on Biometric Update focus on the use of advanced technologies,…

 

How biometric transparency and regulation could secure privacy, prevent exclusion in digital identity

Do we need more standards in biometrics? Is IBM making the right move by withdrawing its facial recognition technology from…

 

Biometrics forecasts and revenue gains suggest industry weathering challenging market conditions

The top news of the week in biometrics and digital ID is largely divided between positive financial forecasts, results and…

 

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…

 

Coronavirus becomes Africa’s new biometric election registration variable, Côte d’Ivoire ID signup slow

Biometric voter registers require biometric voter registration. Neighboring Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire are both due to go to biometrically secured…

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