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Onfido pushes for a unitary EU regulatory framework for digital identity verification

As digital identity plays a valuable part in financial services and tech ecosystems in Europe to ensure the customer is…

 

EU regulators warns facial recognition in law enforcement, commercial settings may be illegal

The European Data Protection Board is worried about the legality of the use of biometric services such as Clearview AI…

 

Albania to roll out biometric voter identification system, maybe not in time for next elections

Despite an agreement to use biometric identification in Albania, it may not be in the cards for the next elections…

 

EU border biometrics contract for Entry/Exit System awarded to Idemia and Sopra Steria

A consortium of Idemia and Sopra Steria has been awarded a framework contract to deliver the new shared biometric matching system…

 

EU hides immigration management tech from public scrutiny

Use of so-called immigration management biometrics are being questioned in the European Union. Not only do some have concerns about…

 

FIDO launches consumer outreach with website and trust mark; eIDAS white papers and webinar

The FIDO ecosystem has been built up, and the organization is now reaching out to educate consumers on the value…

 

EU advisory board on biometric data sharing with UK: Not so fast, please

The European Parliament has refused to sign any fingerprint-sharing agreement with the United Kingdom unless the agreement binds both sides…

 

Signicat delivers onboarding for German digital identity card, IDnow joins EU standards taskforce

Signicat’s digital identity verification and authentication technology has been certified to be integrated with nPA, Germany’s new national digital identity…

 

Taiwan delays digital ID, smartphone app supports Quebec driver’s licenses, and Croatia to launch eID

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

 

European Commission to introduce biometric residence permits for British nationals in the EU

By the end of this year when the Brexit transition is complete, the European Commission wants to introduce an EU-wide…

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