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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about Europe. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Europe. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Future fears and demands in Europe: the people want digital identity, but with guardrails

Europeans understand some of the benefits and general inevitability of digital identity, but want control over their own data, rights…

 

euCONSENT age verification interoperability: huge success, but the potential to fail

The encouraging results of the euCONSENT trials for browser-based interoperability for age verification and parental consent were shared at the…

 

FacePhi opens new subsidiary to consolidate biometrics market presence in EMEA

FacePhi intends to boost its market presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with the creation of a…

 

China and the EU regulate AI, US speculates

While the European Union is playing the long game in drafting regulation for AI, China has been surprising many with…

 

France pushes EU Council to formalize extension of police biometrics data-sharing network

The French presidency has prompted the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council to formally approve a new version of…

 

EU border advisory group pitches biometric watchlist data sharing arrangement

Changes are coming to the borders of the European Union and Canada, with the former recommended to adopt an integrated…

 

New guidelines for calculating GDPR fines in the EU for data privacy violations

As the fines for data privacy violations mount, some clarity into how they are levied is being introduced. Enforceable since…

 

Researcher explores Clearview facial recognition, GDPR allegations and enforcement

The collection of biometric data from public images by Clearview AI violates European data protection law, but there is little privacy…

 

Facial recognition in Europe: what’s happening and how can people be protected?

Two new reports aim to establish the status quo of the use of facial recognition in Europe in public places…

 

European Commission extends deadline for digital identity framework proposals

The European Commission has pushed back the deadline for the second wave of Digital Europe Programme proposals that includes the European…

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