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No plans to revive World Economic Forum’s user-controlled airport digital ID pilot

The Known Traveller Digital Identity program appears to have stalled, with no plans to revive a pilot that was an…

 

Canadian lawmakers recommend moratorium, regulations for facial recognition use

Canada should put a moratorium on the use of facial recognition by Federal police and “Canadian industries” unless their implementation…

 

Liability of AI applications under scrutiny in UK, Canada

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications, particularly those focused on biometric data gathering, have recently come under another round of scrutiny both…

 

Decentralized digital ID suite Oliu launched by ATB Ventures for Canadian enterprises

ATB Ventures has launched its suite of digital identity software products for enterprises in Canada, consisting of the Oliu platform,…

 

Canadian police reveal face biometrics tools used for missing persons investigations

Canada’s federal police force has been using facial recognition software Traffic Jam and Spotlight to investigate human trafficking and child…

 

Governments should center utility, trust and inclusion in digital ID to support fintech: panel

Digital ID could substantially expand the potential of digital identity infrastructure for fintechs in relation to government applications, was the…

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

Plurilock wins behavioral biometrics purchase order from Canadian defense agency

Plurilock Security subsidiary Integra Networks Corporation has received a purchase order from the Canadian Department of National Defence to provide…

 

Canadian academic report urges no facial recognition at legislature, reasons why sow confusion

Canada’s Parliamentary Protective Service is thinking about deploying face biometrics around the country’s legislature. As part of that process, the…

 

Canada’s DIACC has lessons for trusted digital identity in Australia

User choice and data minimization are both expected to play critical roles in establishing the public trust both Canada and…

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