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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about children. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding children. More topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Privately bringing on-device biometrics and age estimation to diverse market sectors

The desire to protect children from inappropriate content and goods is bound up with broader concerns about trust in the…


Jail time for UK tech bosses if they fail to keep children safe online

The UK’s Online Safety Bill evades defeat in its third reading in Parliament after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak surrenders to…


Vietnam considers chip-based ID cards for children under six, no biometrics required

Chip-based citizen ID card issued by the Vietnam Ministry of Public Security Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has proposed issuing…


Kids are guinea pigs in schools’ biometric data privacy experiments

No global generation of kids, not the Xers, not even the Boomers will be as influential around the world as…


euCONSENT reports improved age verification tests, Yoti gets another partner

euCONSENT reports updated trial figures and finds that standards-setting in age verification and bringing together competing suppliers have yielded equally…


Children, interoperability, billion-dollar fines and browser biometrics: the Online Safety Bill

The UK government’s effectively crowd-sourced draft Online Safety Bill has managed yet another twist. Gone is the provision to regulate…


UIDAI sets guidelines for updating biometrics of children’s Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued new guidelines for the Aadhaar digital ID, Times of India reports….


Children’s digital identities are easier to defraud, harder to fix

Almost a million children in the U.S. were victims of identity fraud in the year ending October 2022, finds research…


Lesson unlearned: More US kids are being hit by digital ID fraud than last year

One in 43 U.S. children has had personal data exposed in a data breach in the last year, according to…


India’s IT Ministry mulls face biometrics age verification for games to protect children

An inter-ministerial task force led by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s (MeitY) recommends that online gaming companies use…

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