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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…

 

Will EU digital identity drop the unique identifier?

The European Commission may be changing its mind about its proposed requirement for all European Union member states to incorporate…

 

Overidentification, unobservability and super cookies: privacy issues ahead for EU digital ID

The European Union’s Data Protection Supervisor brought together experts on digital identity and digital wallets to appraise the current situation…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Mass biometric surveillance in the EU: private sector opportunity or tightening restrictions?

The Council of the EU intends to simplify rules around the use of mass biometric surveillance by law enforcement and…

 

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…

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