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EU parliament majority now in favor of banning AI surveillance in public

Renew, the third largest group in the EU parliament, has joined the Greens and Socialists & Democrats groups in backing…

 

European digital ID must have further security safeguards, Czech EU presidency says

A couple of months after taking over from France as host of the presidency of the Council of the EU,…

 

EU postpones ETIAS, traveler biometrics until November 2023

The plan for third country arrivals to apply for a visa waiver and undergo biometric capture to enter (or leave)…

 

First EU travel route with only digital ID pends approval: Finland to Croatia

Passengers could soon be flying from Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport to Croatia using digital ID on their phones, rather than physical…

 

UK-US deal, legal changes could jeopardize EU data-sharing agreements

Could new agreements and proposed legislation from the UK government mean the European Union no longer considers it compliant with…

 

Protection of health data comes with catches when it comes at all

Health data is the innermost kukla in the nesting doll that is personal digital privacy, and try as some might,…

 

Czech presidency hopes to shape AI Act, delist biometric categorization as high-risk

The European Union’s AI Act may be seeing some changes including a narrower definition of what AI is and a…

 

With long road ahead experts suggest EU AI Act could stifle or enable biometrics adoption

The European Union’s AI Act could dramatically increase the compliance burden on biometrics developers even before their systems reach the…

 

Will EU digital identity drop the unique identifier?

The European Commission may be changing its mind about its proposed requirement for all European Union member states to incorporate…

 

Will Czech Republic reach its AI, digital identity goals during its EU ‘crisis presidency’?

The Czech Republic has taken over from France as host of the presidency of the Council of the European Union…

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