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Age verification and digital wallets for minors: EU launches strategy for online child safety

The European Union has devised a new strategy to help protect its children online as more protective technologies become available…

 

UK schools introducing biometrics without due care, legal backing, report says

Forcing children to use biometrics to prove their eligibility for the ‘Free School Meals’ program violates a legal restriction on…

 

Biometrics developers prominent in launch of North American age verifiers trade group

The Age Verification Providers Association (AVPA), a global industry body for age verification technology providers, is forming a U.S. division…

 

Facial recognition planned for UK schools without Biometrics Commissioner consultation

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson says he was not consulted over plans drafted by the Department for…

 

Audit report queries deficiencies in Aadhaar system, questions issuance for children below 5

An audit conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the activities of the Unique Identification Authority of India…

 

Global movement coalescing around age verification and its role in online safety

Europe, the UK and Australia are embarking on further mechanisms to improve online safety for all, with a focus on…

 

US plays catch-up with online protections, UK mulls another leap

Online privacy for children looks like it should be strengthened in the U.S. at a federal level, and sooner in…

 

Yoti sums up UK Online Safety Bill advice

Yoti has summed up and published a list of recommendations from MPs regarding the Online Safety Bill, released by the…

 

The UK’s new Information Commissioner could continue to change the internet, metaverse for all

The UK’s new Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has taken the helm for a five-year term, succeeding Elizabeth Denham. Edwards has…

 

Scottish parents, stakeholders pan biometric enrollment process for free bus travel

Parents and transport industry experts in Scotland have been complaining about the ‘unnecessary’ length of the biometrics enrollment process necessary…

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