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Biometric surveillance testing data sparks ethics concerns in Germany

Even the tests for Germany’s adoption of real-time facial recognition are prompting criticism that the country is failing to meet…


China approves two Tesla models on privacy and data protection compliance

Tesla’s handling of personal biometric data is good enough for China, according to a report from the South China Morning…


Police in Germany using live facial recognition

Police in Germany are employing high-definition cameras and live facial recognition to catch suspects, raising legal questions in the wake…


White hat hacker reveals vulnerability in Germany’s digital ID

Germany’s digital ID may come under threat from malicious attackers, according to an analysis from a digital security expert. A…


Germany to mandate biometric photos for documents

Starting in May 2025, German authorities will accept only biometric photographs for official documents, including IDs, passports and immigration documents….


IDNow adds to age verification bona fides with Germany compliance assessment

Germany’s government body for assessing the suitability of age assurance technologies has approved IDNow’s suite of automated identity check software,…


Germany introducing biometric photo standard requirement for ID documents

Germany has announced that its citizens will be required to submit photographs in line with biometrics standards to obtain identification…


Telekom subsidiary service to put German health card in digital wallet approved

A digital identity service for healthcare developed by T-Systems has been approved by Germany’s national agency for healthcare system digitalization,…


German kids passports all go biometric next year

Germany is doing away with children’s paper passports in favor of biometric documents with embedded electronic chips beginning next year….


Multiple regulators turn gaze to Worldcoin’s iris collection

Regulators in the UK, France, Germany, Kenya and Mexico are scrutinizing Worldcoin, the company that offers people free cryptocurrency for…

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