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Biometric passport data may facilitate remote voters’ registration in Philippines

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines is considering using biometrics to adopt a “no personal appearance” policy for…

 

New Yorkers eligible for DHS biometric travel programs again after Green Light law data sharing amended

After initially banning New York residents from biometric processing under the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) in February, the U.S. Department…

 

Biometrics in counter-terrorism report raises human rights, ethical issues

A new report on extreme surveillance and biometric data collection in the process of countering terrorism, and how human rights…

 

Biometrics risks for humanitarian systems considered in Caribou Digital and DAI report

Humanitarian system donors and implementers must be careful with the biometric systems they use to the extent of considering their…

 

Could COVID-19 be the challenge IT can’t (or won’t) solve? Spoiler alert: Yes

Domestic U.S. IT companies, at one time seemingly invincible, globally admired and widely envied, today might as well be standing…

 

Duke biometric wearable study for early COVID-19 detection expands with iOS launch, Fitbit and Garmin partnerships

The ‘CovIdentify’ study to track biometric data for early COVID-19 detection, being led by researchers Duke University, is expanding in…

 

Biometrics pose highest challenge to data controls in humanitarian efforts, Red Cross says

Data control, integrity and availability are mandatory now that technology is deployed for humanitarian efforts, Balthasar Staehelin, ICRC (International Committee…

 

U.S. Oversight Board Member and Australian academics question airport temperature screening plans

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Member Travis LeBlanc has written to Chad F. Wolf, acting secretary of the Department…

 

Digital identities: Making the patient the central point for data decisions

Making trustworthy digital identities for even just one sector of people’s lives, say, health care, is more complex than most…

 

Privacy policymaking might as well be in quarantine

If COVID-19 deaths have not prompted a unified approach to infection control in the United States, it might be foolhardy…

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