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ATB Ventures becomes first service provider to receive DIACC PCTF certification

A release from the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) says that Oliu, a blockchain-identity management and verification…

 

Age verification laws coming at the porn industry from all directions

A reckoning is on the way for porn sites, social media platforms and other age-restricted online content, as regulators move…

 

Lawmakers, activists, pornographers haggle over the future of North America’s children

The tug-of-war between legislators aiming to protect kids under 13 and activists who say their efforts curb freedoms could soon…

 

OPC says Canadian agencies needed better authentication tools to prevent breach

Canada’s privacy chief says weak digital identity authentication and poor interdepartmental communication is to blame for a 2020 data breach…

 

Ontario privacy commissioner addresses police facial recognition mugshot programs

A release from Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) says it has published new guidelines for the lawful use of…

 

Canada’s IDLab recommends ‘registry of registries’ to clarify foreign ID checks

The Digital Identity Laboratory of Canada (IDLab) has released a comprehensive final report on the Pan-Canadian Trust Registry from its…

 

Digital governance continues to firm up in Canada with new frameworks and public consultations

The Digital Governance Council (DGC) of Canada has rolled out a new standardized framework and trustmark to validate data integrity…

 

Google lawsuit for collecting biometrics without consent revived in Canada

The British Columbia Court of Appeal says Yeremia Situmorang, who filed a civil claim alleging pictures of his children taken…

 

Biometric age verification easier legislated when no tech details mentioned

The age-verification/porn debate will never end because every law takes a freedom away and there’s always someone with a stricter…

 

Thales and Thirdstream partner to fight fraud at Canadian banks with in-person IDV

Canada-based fintech onboarding provider Thirdstream has partnered with Thales to provide ID verification at bank branches to thwart in-person identity…

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