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Secrecy surrounds government surveillance programs

Lack of accountability is usually a common theme when it comes to camera surveillance, so San Diego’s public disclosure of…


Emirates Identity Authority among world’s best in biometric population enrollment: U.N Survey

The Emirates Identity Authority was recognized as one of the world’s best biometric programs, according to the recent United Nation’s…


Canadian academics, privacy groups issue statement against mass spying

In Canada this week, a number of academics have become signatories to a statement calling upon governments to reign in…


Technical glitch disrupts Emirates ID transactions

Following a “technical glitch,” official transactions related to national ID cards in the UAE were disrupted for nearly two days….


Big Data allows governments to spy on citizens with impunity

Governments in North America will increase their use of “Big Data” technologies to spy on their citizens. A recent report…


NADRA, Sindh Police disagree over fingerprint database usage

The Sindh Provincial Police and the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) in Pakistan have come to an impasse regarding access…

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