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European Parliament wants to keep option for biometrics surveillance ban

A German member of the European Parliament is reporting that that body has acted to keep the recommendation of a…

 

Proposed facial recognition ban in EU doesn’t go far enough — privacy advocates

Opposition in the European Union to facial recognition surveillance is not appeased by a proposed AI law promoted as being…

 

EU digital identity: why getting wallets right is crucial

By Lars Rensing, CEO of Protokol Digital IDs are becoming more and more prominent in the public eye. In fact,…

 

Privacy concerns linger around new EU data sharing Protocol

The Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence, which can include…

 

New biometric controls being trialed at Gibraltar border

Spanish authorities are trialing new biometric border controls at the crossing point to Gibraltar as part of contingency-planning in the…

 

Estonia plans digital wallet, Netherlands urged to upgrade digital ID infrastructure

From Estonia’s long-time running national identity scheme to the Netherlands’s foundational ID, Europe will soon be conducting much of its…

 

EU studies ethics of biometrics in public spaces at request of parliamentary committees

A new study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs analyzing the ethical and…

 

Campaigners propose digital ID alternatives for EU citizens in the UK

Campaign group the3million has submitted proposals to the UK government suggesting a QR-based system to give EU citizens in the…

 

eu-LISA industry roundtable to explore AI and biometric database interoperability

EU operational technology management agency eu-LISA is to host an industry roundtable in November focusing on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Large-scale…

 

Facial recognition surveillance worldwide: Mexico steps forward, Israel and EU step back and the US to the side

One of the leads for amending the European Parliament’s Artificial Intelligence Act intends to tighten biometric surveillance in the bloc…

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