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Oakland moves closer to banning local agency use of facial recognition

Oakland City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance to ban local police from using biometric facial recognition in the first…

 

MobileIron launches new zero sign-on technology for cloud service authentication

New zero sign-on technology from MobileIron is now available to provide secure authentication to enterprise cloud services without passwords, leveraging…

 

Australia pauses biometric boarding trial as pilots in India and Russia begin

The only operational trial of biometric facial recognition smartgates at Australia’s international airports’ arrival gates has been put on hold…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mobile money, tracking teachers and large SIM fines

National telecom watchdogs are fining mobile operators for not keeping up with SIM card registrations linked to ID, while in…

 

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…

 

Lawmakers call for new restrictions on U.S. federal agency access to state biometric data

Several U.S. lawmakers are calling for regulations to govern the use of state databases for biometric facial recognition searches by…

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