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Baltic Innovation Club calls for EU digital identity system upgrade

In a collective appeal, the Innovation Club of Latvia, Germany, Estonia, and Lithuania wants the European Commission (EC) to enhance…

 

Real-time remote biometrics banned in EU with final green light for AI Act

The European Union’s Artificial Intelligence Act received a final green light allowing it to become the world’s first major regulation…

 

UK Lords committee urges delay for EU’s EES and ETIAS

A government committee in the United Kingdom is calling for the rollout of the European Union’s biometric-based travel schemes to…

 

LatAm nations get EU help on CRVS, digital governance

Digital IDs and digital governance projects continue to be discussed in the Latin American and Caribbean region with players such…

 

As eIDAS 2.0 takes effect, EU faces ‘paradigm shift for digital identity in Europe’

With the European Council’s recent adoption of a new framework for a European digital identity, the path to the EU…

 

Finland starts work on national digital identity wallet

Finland has set up a project to implement its national digital identity wallet in line with the European Union’s eEIDAS…

 

EU-Japan MoU on digital ID, trust services cooperation in the offing

The European Union Commission and the Digital Agency of Japan are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that…

 

EU rights groups demand revision to data transfer deal with Israel

More than ten human rights groups have signed a letter protesting the European Union’s decision to continue personal data transfers…

 

Canada to contract face biometrics for border app as airports worldwide embrace mobile

Canada is seeking smartphone-based face biometrics to verify the identity of travelers crossing its borders. The contract with the Canadian…

 

Rights groups criticize EU AI Act for inadequate protections against potential abuse

The EU’s AI Act is done, and no one is happy. Having been adopted by the European Parliament in March…

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