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Russia offers carrots to consolidate biometrics systems under government control

Always a means and an end for Russia’s government, centralization is increasing when it comes to biometric data and systems…

 

Ghana to address challenges slowing ongoing biometric SIM re-registration

The Board of Directors of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and mobile telephone operators in Ghana have agreed on a…

 

Ethiopia begins Tech5 biometrics trial for MOSIP-based national ID

The Ethiopian government’s National ID Program (NIDP) has partnered with Tech5 on a limited pilot of biometrics and other technologies to…

 

Groups say Greece migrant biometric data collection will violate human rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Homo Digitalis say a planned police program in Greece to obtain the facial and fingerprint…

 

Sampson talks ethics with Facewatch as biometric privacy concerns resurface

UK grocer Southern Co-op has expanded its use of live facial recognition (LFR) to 35 of its stores, The Daily…

 

Imageware to streamline biometric data collection for Arizona corrections

The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen the Imageware Law Enforcement Platform to expedite the collection of biometric and biographic data…

 

Anonybit raises $3.5M to relieve biometrics providers of sensitive data storage

To hear Anonybit Co-founder Frances Zelazny tell it, the company’s $3.5 million funding round is just one in a series…

 

UK independent border biometrics report draws Home Office response

The United Kingdom’s Home Office has published an official response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report…

 

Insurer not on the hook for BIPA case; Businesses say privacy cases ‘frivolous’

Businesses running afoul of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law have less backup than they might have thought. U.S. District Judge Harry…

 

Turkey’s domestically-developed biometric data system becomes operational

The centralized National Biometric Data Management System has gone live locally and nationally, announced Turkey’s Minister of Internal Affairs. It…

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