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EU agencies join forces to protect European citizens’ data privacy rights

Two European Union agencies responsible for advising government agencies on fundamental rights have joined forces to help safeguard the data…


EU’s customer authentication rules could create challenges for corporate cards

AirPlus International warned that the proposed European Union regulations for increasing card security could prevent the booking and payment processes…


EAB lobbies EU Parliament to enhance biometric testing

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) sent a letter to the European Parliament last month requesting legislation to enable easier…


EU-funded projects developing facial recognition avatar border guards, handheld scanners

European Dynamics is developing a facial recognition-based border control system that begins screening travelers before they even leave their home,…


EU training network to focus on early stage research in mobile biometrics

AMBER (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics), a new EU-funded Training Network, has detailed its plans to address current issues related to biometric…


European rights agency issues opinion on Eurodac revision

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published an opinion on the impact of proposed revisions to the Eurodac…


UNHCR, EU working with Chad on biometrics registration program for refugees

UNHCR and the European Union is working in Chad to help children of refugees fleeing war to receive ID cards….


Visa says E.U.’s strategy to password protect electronic payments may backfire

Visa said that the European Union’s planned strategy for combating fraud by implementing mandatory use of passwords or pin codes…


Turkey issues new biometric passports as part of EU visa agreement

Turkey will begin issuing new biometric passports in November in accordance with its agreement with the European Union to grant…


European Data Protection Supervisor rejects data transfer pact between the EU and US

According to a BBC report, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has said that a data transfer pact between the…

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