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Senegal’s biometric database easing deportation of its nationals from EU territory

A national biometric database system in Senegal is now helping European Union (EU) member states to effect forced removals of…

 

Proposed AI and biometrics restrictions by EU draw mixed, muted reaction

Reaction is rolling in to the European Union’s attempt to coral artificial intelligence with regulation, which includes strict new proposed…

 

European data protection regulator argues biometric surveillance restrictions not strong enough

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Wojciech Wiewiórowski says the European Commission’s proposed legislation restricting the use of facial recognition and…

 

EU restricts law enforcement use of public biometrics with new AI rules

The European Commission has released new rules for biometrics and other artificial intelligence (AI) applications deemed ‘high-risk,’ setting fines of…

 

Industry still asking, does AI have gaydar? Should it?

Opposition is growing in the EU to facial recognition algorithms billed as being able to accurately assign genders and sexual…

 

Draft EU rules would keep remote biometric identification under government thumb

The European Union appears ready to pick a side when it comes to using AI for mass surveillance and social…

 

Role of biometrics in healthcare highlighted by Idemia in Panacea seminar

A seminar organized by Horizon 2020 research and innovation project Panacea took place last week, highlighting the role of biometrics…

 

Idemia argues for modular airport biometrics approach to meet EU border rules

Idemia has published a position paper detailing five key recommendations for Europe’s planned biometric Entry Exit System (EES) in order…

 

EU expresses ‘critical concerns’ with parliament’s biometric register

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has expressed critical concerns earlier this week about the European Parliament’s plans to install…

 

Global Counsel associate explores future of digital identity solutions in Europe

This year could be the one in which digital identity “finally takes off,” according to Global Counsel (GC) associate Megan…

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