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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about Europe. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to Europe. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

US and EU lack of protections on use of border biometrics, reports allege

As the European Union continues to make progress on its projects for digital ID, online protection and governance of AI,…

 

Age verification and digital wallets for minors: EU launches strategy for online child safety

The European Union has devised a new strategy to help protect its children online as more protective technologies become available…

 

Privacy advocates urge EU to prohibit ‘biometric mass surveillance’ with AI Act

European Digital Rights (EDRi) and 52 other organizations have written to the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to call…

 

Belgium approves biometric database for migrants as part of EU Entry/Exit System requirement

In efforts to comply with the European Union’s Entry/Exit System (EES) which is expected to go fully operational by the…

 

EU committees propose strengthened AI Act tougher on biometric surveillance

European Union committees are weighing in on the AI Act. The EU is seen as the world’s regulatory trendsetter, making…

 

Biometric data must be processed with ‘European values’: EDPS opinion on Data Act

Clarity is needed to ensure special types of highly sensitive data such as biometrics and health information are fully protected…

 

How will digital wallet pilots in Europe affect the world?

The fourth ID4Africa livecast in the ‘Mobile for Identity Management & Inclusive ID4D’ series turns to mobile ID in advanced…

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