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EU officials confirm UK authorities illegally copied biometric and other data from Schengen system

European Union officials have indirectly confirmed that UK authorities violated an information-sharing deal with the EU by sharing the contents…

 

Biometrics Institute releases annual survey results and calls for balanced dialogue

The Biometrics Institute is calling for a balanced dialogue to demystify biometrics with the release of the fascinating results of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: fresh calls for biometric voting in Zimbabwe, self-reliance in Nigeria and a possible UN biometric anti-terrorism platform

Biometrics news span issues of self-reliance, politics and counter-terrorism across Africa this week. Nigeria and Ghana continue to make progress…

 

Privacy International calls for new UN guidelines for biometrics in counter-terrorism

Privacy International is calling for new guidelines on biometrics from the UN to protect human rights in a new briefing…

 

Accenture confirms Canada–Netherlands biometric Known Traveler program about to launch

Multinational accounting firm Accenture will soon launch the biometrics and blockchain-based “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, after signing a formal…

 

European Council sets regulatory framework for biometric data sharing between authorities

The European Council (EC) has adopted a pair of regulations to establish an interoperability framework for the EU’s justice and…

 

Biometrics Institute briefs UN member states on counter-terrorism compendium and next steps

The Biometrics Institute has briefed representatives of all UN Member States at a meeting in New York to raise awareness…

 

Report highlights potential impact of biometric technology on trust and democracy

The political and economic significance of biometrics are being changed by the potential for sharing biometric data between web servers…

 

Telmate provides corrections facilities with inmate and visitor face and voice biometrics

Voice and facial biometrics collected by Telmate’s inmate communications systems from both prisoners and those communicating with them are being…

 

Fingerprint data sharing agreement between Japan and U.S. takes effect

Law enforcement agencies in Japan and the U.S. have begun sharing fingerprint data under a bilateral agreement, intending to strengthen…

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