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Afghanistan determined to transfer election data from biometric devices to meet results deadline

The troubled tabulation of votes in Afghanistan’s Presidential election is drawing to a close, as the Independent Election Commission works…

 

Afghanistan Attorney General probes slow transfer of vote data from biometric devices

The Attorney General of Afghanistan will question the head of IT for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over the agency’s…

 

Data transfer delays from biometric voting devices could push back Afghanistan results announcement

The slow transfer of data from biometric devices to a central server due to lack of internet access is raising…

 

West Virginia Secretary of State vows security of biometric mobile voting process

West Virginia Secretary of State “Mac” Warner has noted the value of multiple layers of biometric security in a statement…

 

Election Boards deploy BIO-key biometrics to authenticate poll workers and volunteers

BIO-key revealed today that more County Election Boards in Florida have selected its biometric authentication solutions to enhance the identification…

 

Afghanistan biometric voting improved but imperfect

The people of Afghanistan have voted in Presidential elections using biometric voter authentication systems intended to prevent voter fraud and…

 

Onfido to deliver biometric identity verification for Agora’s online voting platform

Onfido has teamed up with Agora to develop frictionless biometric e-voting through blockchain and AI technologies that would guarantee user…

 

Concern over deepfakes, social media attitudes grows ahead of US elections

As the 2020 US presidential election inches closer, new efforts are underway to fight what’s expected to be an increase…

 

Afghanistan races to train election employees on biometric devices

Nearly 100,000 contracted employees of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan are in training to use biometric fingerprint scanners…

 

Update of biometric voting devices by Afghan officials incomplete as election nears

Several election observers and officials from political parties in Afghanistan say the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has failed to…

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