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Biometric Update regularly writes news about children. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to children. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

UK regulator, California lawmakers tackling children’s online data privacy challenges

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, may impose a fine of up to £27 million (roughly…

 

Some schools still see a good tradeoff when looking at biometrics

Little has changed in the debate whether to use biometrics in schools. Some communities continue to reject them while others…

 

UK age verification sector urges ICO not to follow European porn regulation

The Age Verification Providers Association (AVPA) has warned the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK data protection regulator, not to follow…

 

New age-appropriate site design code awaits signature of California governor

Following in the footsteps of UK legislators, pols in the U.S. state of California have unanimously approved a bill that…

 

Simprints hiring consultant to evaluate biometrics pilot for young children in Bangladesh

Biometrics non-profit Simprints is seeking a consultant to perform monitoring and evaluation for a trial project to use fingerprints to…

 

More schools think they see an answer to mass murders in biometric surveillance

Biometrics scanning is the newest technology employed in U.S. primary and secondary schools to prevent children from murdering others with…

 

Liminal compares biometrics and other age verification methods, urges interoperability

Self-declaration for age as a means of controlling access to sensitive materials online is pretty much useless. Liminal starts here…

 

Aadhaar chugs along but India can’t get its data protection act together

India’s central government, seemingly so sure-footed with its flourishing Aadhaar biometric ID, is having a hard time moving personal data…

 

West Virginia schools to deploy Rank One facial recognition for security system pilot

Schools in Marion County, West Virginia will pilot live facial recognition from Rank One Computing for visitor management and threat…

 

Aadhaar still blocking school attendance, expected block for pregnancy welfare

Despite Aadhaar, India’s national digital identity scheme, not being a requirement to attend school, many children are being denied access…

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