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Open letter urges strong regulation on AI and biometrics by European Commission

European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil and human rights organizations, along with 61 other civil society organizations is…

 

EU Citizens Initiative calls for ban on biometric mass surveillance systems

A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

PayByFace CEO discusses biometric payments, privacy and expansion plans

PayByFace has spent the past year significantly ramping up its biometric payments for in-store purchases, raising the profile of its…

 

Idemia chosen for Iceland’s biometric border checks, more CBP facial recognition rollouts

A series of new biometrics deployments have been announced by CBP at U.S. borders, while Idemia’s technology has been chosen…

 

EU placing new restrictions on facial recognition and espionage technology exports

The European Union is working on a plan to increase the strictness of export criteria for biometrics and other technologies…

 

Amber (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) Final Webinar

Amber (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) Final Webinar Online October 20, 2020, 9am-10:30am GMT +1 AMBER (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) is a Marie…

 

Frontex issues open tender for biometrics research, opportunities for border control systems

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has announced an open tender procedure to hire a contractor for a…

 

Trim the regulation, guide slowpokes, and EU eID might yet rise — think tank

A European tech think tank says there are some things to like in each of several digital identity proposals the…

 

Biometric ID cards introduced in more European countries, Canada

To improve security and prevent fraud attempts, Malta, Croatia, and Canada’s Northwest Territories announced new, biometrics-enhanced identity documents and driver’s…

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