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Biometric Update regularly releases news about data protection. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding data protection. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

India, Nigeria, Pakistan discuss sustainable financing for digital ID schemes with ID4Africa

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…

 

Trust Stamp launches privacy-centric biometric solution for government customers

Trust Stamp has launched a new solution for privacy-protecting government-focused digital identity that makes use of the company’s irreversibly transformed…

 

Data security rules needed for Nepalese digital ID, Nigeria’s World Bank funding

A similar lack of data protection rules in Nepal and Nigeria could limit citizens’ confidence in the national digital ID…

 

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…

 

Indonesian lawmakers pass personal data protection legislation at long last

After nearly six years of back and forth, Indonesia’s parliament has finally passed the country’s data protection bill into law,…

 

Biometric vehicle cabin monitoring promises safer occupants

A new report on the future of technology embedded in the driver and passenger seats of automobiles suggests biometrics will…

 

Vendors hand kid gloves to US regulators looking at commercial surveillance online

Faced with the prospect of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission becoming active in their industry, people in the commercial surveillance…

 

Big court date coming up fast for a BIPA case involving statute of limitations

That those opposed to the U.S. state of Illinois’ biometric privacy law are placing so much importance on secondary provisions…

 

African nations must implement safeguards against humanitarian digital ID risks: researcher

African countries must put in place policies to ensure that personal data such as biometrics collected for humanitarian purposes are…

 

Biometric data privacy settlement could tempt more defendants into federal courts

A new and comparatively small BIPA payout was announced last week involving the multinational food and support firm Compass Group…

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