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Concerns over national ID card requirements for upcoming polls in Malawi, South Sudan

Malawi and South Sudan are set to hold general elections soon and national ID cards could prove to be a…

 

Deepfake threats are a lucrative opportunity – biometric data privacy is the key to unlocking it

By Michael Marcotte, CEO of artius.iD This year, over half the world’s population will head to the ballot box. At…

 

Ghana’s election agency denies reports of missing biometric verification devices

Claims that seven biometric verification devices of the Ghana Electoral Commission (EC) went missing have been debunked by a top…

 

Political campaigns could lose more than donations if they don’t secure their data

The focus on dangers posed by AI for U.S. elections this year is understandable, but it might overshadow more mundane…

 

Papua New Guinea, Kurdistan prepare for biometric elections; Guyana takes a pause

Biometric voter registration systems have been gaining ground in countries around the world – but still remain a point of…

 

UK’s photo ID requirement for voting stirs backlash against government

The UK is planning to introduce mandatory photo identification for voters during national elections for the first time this year….

 

South Africa conducts biometric voter registration for prison inmates

Inmates being held at correctional facilities across South Africa will from today undergo biometric voter registration ahead of the country’s…

 

Trans Indonesians to receive physical and digital IDs in time for elections

Hundreds of transgender Indonesians will be able to vote for the first time in the upcoming February 14 election after…

 

India govt blocks plans to procure facial recognition, drones to monitor election

A request by the government of India’s National Informatics Centre (NIC) to acquire surveillance technology including drones and biometrics for…

 

Deepfakes are a global election issue and a major threat to global stability: WEF

Deepfakes are turning from a tech buzzword into an issue of significant international concern, as nations begin to understand the…

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