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European Digital Rights (EDRi)

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AVPA flags AI, distrust in government and big tech as hurdles for age verification

On February 27 at 10am EST, Biometric Update will host a webinar entitled Age Verification: Lessons Learned from the UK,…

 

EU’s Prüm II rolls on; will it roll over privacy concerns?

The debate over an update to a biometrics-sharing agreement in the EU is simple enough. Either there’re no human rights…

 

Renewed attack on EU’s proposed Eurodac biometric upgrade

Dozens of civil society organizations have renewed their demand that the EU stop expanding the capabilities of its biometric asylum-registration…

 

UN High Commissioner says facial recognition could lead to destruction of privacy

Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has touted the potential negative impact of facial recognition systems, saying these…

 

Civil society groups warn about EU Digital ID Wallet privacy, discrimination risks

The European Digital Identity (EUDI) Wallet is about to create an “unprecedented” risk for Europeans in their online and offline…

 

Consultants see small role now for emotion recognition, but skeptics remain

Divisive as it is, emotion recognition continues to find adherents in business, particularly in the automotive sector, but also in…

 

Defining remote biometric identification technically and legally

For a more accurate discussion on what remote biometric identification is and current and potential laws around it, the association…

 

EU says it can have a digital ID wallet by ’24 regardless of challenges

The European Union is preparing for the 2024 release of its digital ID wallet, which would enable EU residents to…

 

US and EU AI regulatory proposals under the microscope

Proposals for a framework in the U.S. and a set of laws in Europe to govern the development and use…

 

EDRi, Statewatch call for ban of EU-wide police facial recognition system

The European Commission’s ‘Prüm II’ legislation may amplify the risks of state overreach and biometric mass surveillance and should therefore…

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