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Common Identity Repository

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Statewatch warns of worsening ethnic profiling risk in EU as identity systems expand

Monitoring organization Statewatch warns that new biometric identity controls used by police and immigration authorities in the European Union could…


Increased interoperability of EU biometric databases may be impacting human rights

A new report in the European Journal of Law and Technology highlights a series of human rights concerns about the EU’s…


‘Little progress’ at state level for EU biometric database: report

National-level delays among EU and Schengen area states participating in the formation of a massive shared biometric identity database threaten…


EU border agency says biometrics interoperability framework includes robust safeguards

eu-LISA is set to play a crucial role in the facilitation of interoperability in Europe, with its management of a…


EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…


European Council receives mandate to develop framework for biometric data interoperability

The Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Council has endorsed a mandate for talks on two regulations to provide a…

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