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One US school backs out of biometrics contract, another is going big

With almost no explanation, a high school in the U.S. state of Maine reportedly has backed out of a biometric…

 

Wizz dials up biometrics from Yoti to prevent sextortion, achieve EU compliance

Add “sextortion” to the lexicon of online threats prompting movement in the digital ID and age verification space. Wizz, the…

 

The UK’s Online Safety Act is live; now for the hard part

The UK’s pioneering regulatory effort on internet safety has provided direction and arrived at a significant consensus on desired outcomes,…

 

Fingerprint scans for 7-year-olds? Could happen at EU borders this year

The popular image of government biometrics is video with CGI framing faces in a crowd and thumbs pressed onto scanners….

 

AVPA flags AI, distrust in government and big tech as hurdles for age verification

On February 27 at 10am EST, Biometric Update will host a webinar entitled Age Verification: Lessons Learned from the UK,…

 

Age verification is a prickly unknown for at least one US state

A new U.S. state age-verification law will take effect in March 1 and the government still does not have rules…

 

Age verification laws in the UK and US reassessed

While lawmakers around the world remind us to think of the children, digital identity watchdogs and citizen groups say restrictive…

 

To grow biometric datasets, Google and Telus will pay $50 for short videos of children 

The question of how to train face biometrics algorithms often comes with concerns about consent in the use of publicly…

 

Popular porn sites hit with EU regulation mandating age verification

Popular porn sites Pornhub, Stripchat and XVideos will be forced to prevent European minors from accessing their content online, including…

 

Proposed changes to US children’s privacy rules count biometrics as personal data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, unencumbered by more conservative members, is changing the nation’s primary regulation controlling commercial access to…

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