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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…

 

Pace of EU live biometric surveillance regulation prompts Reclaim Your Face movement

Dozens of allied European civil society groups, incredulous that few of the continent’s governments have, in their eyes, been able…

 

EU civil society group calls for ban on public surveillance biometrics as privacy authorities issue warnings

European Digital Rights (EDRi) has published a paper demanding the European Commission and EU Member States institute a ban on…

 

Privacy observer complains to Greek data protection head about police biometric project

Greek internet privacy advocate and European Digital Rights (EDRi) observer Homo Digitalis has raised questions about the legality of the…

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