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Far-right pols in Estonia block biometric database with dubious claims

How controversial can government databases of citizen biometric data get? There is no upper limit at the moment. In Estonia,…

 

Intel RealSense eases 3D facial authentication integration for diverse use cases

Rapid adoption of facial authentication is a major trend across a wide variety of industries, as businesses carry out digital…

 

UK and Australian governments renew investments in digital identity services

The Government Digital Service (GDS) in the UK has invested more than £5 million (roughly $7.06 million) in Digidentity and…

 

Sensory announces privacy-focused voice biometric assistant

Sensory has announced the development of a new, privacy-focused voice biometric assistant, running completely on device to avoid concerns around…

 

Consumer data privacy rights advance in China, stall in India

The dominant mainland Asia economic powers, China and India, are tackling consumer privacy with proposed overarching legislation, but at the…

 

China pushes standards for face biometrics and plenty more

China’s national government has released draft standards, aimed at domestic firms, for securing facial recognition data. Beijing has invited public…

 

Biometric privacy and security with no tradeoff: a modest proposal from Anonybit’s Frances Zelazny

There are two traditional problems in biometrics privacy, one of which has a traditional answer, and the other of which…

 

Data privacy concerns persist over national digital identity system for Jamaica

Concerns about the safety of personal data to be collected for Jamaica’s National Identity System (NIDS) program have again been…

 

Illinois state lawmakers consider biometric data privacy law overhaul

A proposal to reform Illinois’ regulation of private sector biometrics use is being considered by a State Senate Judiciary subcommittee,…

 

Colorado debates giving consumers biometric rights, including to sue vendors

A Colorado state representative is pushing a bill he introduced last month that would give people more control over their…

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