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EU lawmaker highlights law enforcement benefits of AI applications, face biometrics

European Parliament lawmaker Svenja Hahn called for the establishment of a “positive approach” to rules for artificial intelligence applications, including…

 

Statewatch warns of worsening ethnic profiling risk in EU as identity systems expand

Monitoring organization Statewatch warns that new biometric identity controls used by police and immigration authorities in the European Union could…

 

Driving license biometrics could form pan European ‘perpetual police line-up’: Statewatch

Any holder of an EU driving license will have their details and biometric information and photograph added to a pan-EU…

 

EU gambling firms are supporting a single, standard digital ID for Europe

A European Union gambling industry association is backing a proposed continental digital ID even though it has some concerns. In…

 

Calls for digital identity access in European Commission rights and principles proposal

The European Commission has reached out to both the European Parliament and Council to sign a new declaration on digital…

 

Global state of SSI and how to build on it: EU report

The European Union’s cybersecurity agency has been busy typing up its research. The latest report is an overview of Self-Sovereign…

 

Attacks, countermeasures and pulses of blood in remote identity proofing

The EU has produced a surprisingly readable summary of the status quo and future possibilities for remote identity proofing, from…

 

UK Port of Dover warns against ‘unsafe’ biometric screening

The Chief Executive of the Port of Dover on the south coast of England is calling for urgent talks between…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

 

Poland deploys HID Global fingerprint biometrics for EU-compliant ID cards

Poland has added HID Global’s DigitalPersona 5300 fingerprint biometric readers into its national digital ID infrastructure with the aim of incorporating…

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