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European Parliament to trial fingerprint biometric attendance in line with EDPS opinions

The European Parliament will be upgrading its attendance system to use badge scanning and voluntary fingerprint biometrics, according to a…

 

EU watchdog: Europol’s plan for migrant biometric data raises ‘serious questions’

A European data watchdog is scrutinizing a proposal to enhance Europol’s cooperation with Frontex and other agencies that would boost…

 

Tunisia’s biometric ID project back on the table but advocates want data protection guarantees

After failed attempts in 2015 and 2020, the Tunisian government has resumed the idea of introducing biometrics-based identification documents such…

 

EU reaches deal on technical details of AI Act, biometric surveillance criticism remains

The European Union Artificial Intelligence Act entered its final stages last Friday as EU countries agreed on its technical details….

 

India continues its fight against Aadhaar fraud

India is trying to fight rampant Aadhaar fraud by compelling government institutions to improve their processes and launching crackdowns on…

 

Green lights for Intellicheck, BeyondID affirm secure standards for data safety

Intellicheck, Inc., the New York-based identity validation SaaS provider to clients in financial services, social media, automotive, law enforcement and…

 

EU plan to reform asylum and migrant biometrics collection still in the works

The European Union is inching towards finalizing the European Asylum and Migration Pact, a complex package of asylum and migration…

 

‘Proper regulation’ needed for UK biometrics use, outgoing Commissioner argues

The data protection framework through which the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office will oversee surveillance cameras and biometrics may be…

 

Chinese hardware raises biometric data security concerns in India, Scotland

Computer chips and cameras from China have sparked fresh data security worries two continents. Indian security officials have been probing…

 

Spanish data authority opposes facial recognition for football stadium access

Authorities running LaLiga, Spain’s top tier football league, announced last year they will deploy a facial recognition system at stadiums…

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