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Google responds to leak of audio data from AI assistant reviewer

A language reviewer under contract to Google to analyze samples of voice data collected by its Google Assistant software has…

 

Taking biometric ID from rumors to government service delivery in Kenya

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

 

The road to compliance: A step towards bridging the privacy gap

This is a guest post by Katherine Noall, CEO of Sphere Identity. We live in an information age that’s dominated…

 

CBP tells House Committee biometric programs legal and beneficial

The Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies faced criticism and pointed questions about privacy, security, and discrimination issues…

 

Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

Omidyar Network hopes to ensure African digital ID is ‘Good ID’

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

 

USSOCOM developing touchless biometric fingerprint app for identification in the field

The U.S. military’s Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is currently developing a smartphone application for soldiers in the field to perform…

 

Somerville second U.S. city to ban public biometric facial recognition

Somerville, Massachusetts has banned the use of biometric facial recognition by any city department or agency with a unanimous vote…

 

MasterCard and Orange: why global brands are delving into African biometrics

The speed at which African nations are implementing biometric systems for national ID and electoral rolls has created something of…

 

IOM and WFP share biometric data to improve efficiency of aid in South Sudan

An exchange of biometric information between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)…

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