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Worldcoin iris biometrics cryptocurrency project launched by Sam Altman

Tech millionaire Sam Altman’s Worldcoin start-up has emerged from stealth mode, offering free cryptocurrency to individuals who verify their accounts…

 

Seoul shares face biometrics of 170M travelers with private firms

The South Korean government shared roughly 170 million face images of citizens and resident foreign nationals with the private sector…

 

More bad news for Mexico’s proposed nationwide biometrics collection scheme

Mexico’s proposed mobile phone registry, which would collect biometric identifiers from all phone-account owners in the nation, this week was…

 

New Zealand digital ID trust framework nears passage into law

A draft piece of legislation that gives New Zealanders more control on how to manage and share their digital identity…

 

Potentially devastating digital ID hack in Argentina could have many ripples

Demonstrating just how hard it is going to be to engender trust in public or private biometric systems, a hacker…

 

Biometrics are the future of decentralized identity, says Tech5’s Rob Haslam

Rob Haslam, strategy consultant at Tech5, believes that far from being opposed, biometrics will underpin the increasing use of decentralized identity…

 

Belgium developing digital wallet for online government services, UK could follow

Belgium has announced the launch of a digital wallet for people living in the country to access government services through…

 

Trust Stamp files for patent on cross-platform digital ID authentication for NFTs, crypto

Trust Stamp has filed to protect its intellectual property for what the company describes as privacy-enhancing technology for proving ownership and…

 

Yoti seeks accreditation as private digital ID provider from Australian government

Yoti has received approval to begin the process for accreditation to enable Australians to carry out digital identity transactions and…

 

Scottish schools serving up fresh privacy debate for lunch with facial recognition payment

Pupils at nine schools in Scotland have started paying for school lunches via facial recognition, thought to be the first…

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