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Biometric voter registration advances in Albania and Brazil, Aadhaar-based online voting coming to India

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of Albania has approved the purchase of hardware to set up a biometric voter registration…

 

COVID mission creep could look a lot like anti-terror surveillance expansion — report

A stiff-armed warning about COVID-19 tracing programs and apps from a U.S. political think tank will likely bolster isolationist, anti-government…

 

EU Data Protection Supervisor backs moratorium on biometrics deployments

The growth in popularity of biometrics has been accompanied by widespread misconceptions, according to European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Wojciech…

 

Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Indian state urged to unlock biometrics of millions to allow Aadhaar enrollment

A coordinator with India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) is urging the government of the state of Assam to unlock…

 

Biometric registration for Kenya’s universal health coverage scheme underway

A process to capture the biometric data of an initial number of one million poor Kenyan citizens within the framework…

 

WHOOP health biometrics draw $100 million Series E financing round

Biometric fitness tracker company WHOOP announced a $100 million Series E financing round led by IVP, Yahoo! Sports reports. The…

 

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…

 

Implications of New York’s SHIELD Act on biometric privacy

This is a guest post by Jennifer J. Daniels, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal & David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome…

 

Government facial recognition policies updated in Canada, Sweden and China

Canada, Sweden and China have all made changes this week in their approaches to national use of face biometric technologies….

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