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EU Digital Identity Wallet pilots pull in big names, but questions emerge

More companies announce their commitment to working together on pilots to test use-cases of the EU Digital Identity Wallet. Meanwhile,…


Defining remote biometric identification technically and legally

For a more accurate discussion on what remote biometric identification is and current and potential laws around it, the association…


NGOs critical of biometrics technology excluded from process to draft EU AI treaty

Some civil society organizations which have vocally opposed the use of biometrics technologies such as facial recognition say they have…


Snapshot of EU’s hoped-for seamless border crossings: progress but more work on privacy

A report published last month by an EU agency for large-scale IT systems extols the progress that digitalization has made…


Idemia part of Potential Consortium awarded large-scale pilots for EU Digital Identity Wallet

Idemia is a member of the Potential Consortium which has been selected by the European Commission to run cross-border large-scale…


EU data protection supervisor warns on migrant privacy rights

The European Union’s data protection supervisor (EDPS), Wojciech Wiewiórowski, has recently revealed that European institutions and bodies often afford limited…


Germany positioned to dig heels in over EU’s AI Act, biometrics use

Germany is positioning itself more closely with the European Parliament rapporteurs’ aims for stricter protections in areas such as biometric…


Sunshine as antiseptic – Groups pays for coverage of opaque AI

Organizers of an AI research and advocacy group in Berlin say the world is still too passive about artificial intelligence….


EU Digital Identity Wallet Consortium selected for large-scale pilot

The European Commission has selected the EU Digital Identity Wallet Consortium (EWC) to conduct a large-scale pilot for the EU…


EU makes next move on EU-US data flow by finding agreement adequate

The European Commission has published its draft adequacy decision for data protection in EU-U.S. data flows, including specific safeguards for…

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