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Will COVID-19 birth global digital IDs? It’s a nice dream…

It is best not to expect the COVID-19 pandemic to push world governments to create interoperable digital identities, even though…

 

Mobey Forum talks high need for digital identity schemes, analyzes contact tracing apps

The COVID-19 global health crisis has led to an increasing need for digital identity schemes, an opportunity banks should take…

 

Linux Foundation group that could improve privacy of facial biometrics adds members

A new data-security group founded by the Linux Foundation — and a new school of thought on data protection —…

 

Human rights advocates criticize biometric surveillance systems in Belgrade, São Paulo

Belgrade-based human rights non-profit SHARE Foundation has investigated the 2019 partnership between the Serbian government and tech giant Huawei, which…

 

GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

 

FTC debate: Really fight today’s violators or find more crime to be overwhelmed by

Reflecting the reality of consumer data harvesting, if not the mood of said consumers, the Federal Trade Commission has said…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

Google seeks dismissal of face biometric privacy suits and accuses firms of ‘forumshopping’

Google has alleged in court filings that two law firms have brought duplicate cases against the company under Illinois’ Biometric…

 

Consumers blind about their data — and want Uncle Sam and businesses blind too

A survey conducted in several of the major Western technology economies illustrates how consumers have abdicated control over their data…

 

Spanish data protection regulator targets 14 misconceptions about biometrics in technical note

Unauthorized access to biometric data in one system would allow the biometrics to be used in the rest of systems…

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