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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…

 

Delete non-convicts records from police biometric database: Ontario rights watchdog

Among more than 100 recommendations to address allegations of anti-Black racism within the Toronto Police service (TPS), the Ontario Human…

 

Canada makes another move towards age verification for porn sites

A bill that would require Canadians to verify their age online before accessing pornography has advanced another step on its…

 

EU embraces shared ground with Canada in digital partnership

Digital identity, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence are among the key areas covered by the new EU-Canada Digital Partnership, launched at…

 

Credivera’s workforce digital identity platform put to the test by govt agency

A release from Canadian digital identity firm Credivera says the company has entered the last phase of testing before commercialization…

 

The last thing they have: can biometric tech help the homeless, and will they trust it?

Homelessness is not a single problem, but a confluence of many social issues and challenges – not the least of…

 

Better education needed to win hearts for digital trust capabilities, says DIACC

In its latest Public Trust Forum Report, the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) says hesitations about digital…

 

Canadian privacy advocates say bill prizes profit over biometrics protections

Civil liberty advocates in Canada have taken aim at proposed consumer privacy protection legislation, which has been making its way…

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