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Cyprus mulls over digital IDs as electronic signatures

Cyprus is considering going digital after the Transport Ministry is asking for public opinion on introducing electronic ID cards that…

 

Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania

Fiji’s National Identification Card will be linked to electronic passports to create a new ID system that will share important…

 

UK’s planned border control policy big on biometrics

The UK’s Conservative government is focusing efforts on introducing biometrics-based border control policy, writes Science Direct. The system would be…

 

EU considers 5-year facial recognition ban for public spaces

The European Union is considering a five-year ban on biometric facial recognition in public areas to figure out how to…

 

Georgia completes trial of face biometric payments for subway system ahead of Japan

Georgia has successfully completed testing of biometric facial recognition from Riddletag in the Tbilisi subway system, becoming the fourth country…

 

Technical issues delay Belarus’ January introduction of biometric passports

In March, Belarus was announcing its decision to push back biometric passports from release in January 2019 to January 2020….

 

Finavia and Finnair pilot investigates biometric data portability in air travel

Finnish airport operator Finavia, airline Finnair and Finland-based digital identity initiative the Sandbox of Trust, led by cybersecurity company Nixu,…

 

76 percent of European online shoppers have never heard of PSD2

There are major discrepancies in awareness levels between retailers and online consumers when asked about EU’s Payment Services Directive 2…

 

Slovenia adheres to EU regulation, will release biometric ID cards in 2021

As of August 2 2021, Slovenia will integrate biometric ID cards, however a number of institutions are concerned that data…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

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