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UIDAI calls for clarity, ‘informed consent’ prior to Aadhaar biometrics submissions

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has unveiled new guidelines for requesting entities (REs) to obtain resident consent on…

 

Philippines leader wants a digital national ID much sooner, with private sector help

It may not have been a formal edict, but the leader of The Philippines has demanded his government – and…

 

Thailand set to begin issuing digital IDs via mobile app

A pilot for the issuance of digital IDs to Thai citizens via a mobile application is set to begin on…

 

Fingerprint biometrics mature for government use, mobile phone sensors and newborns

Fingerprint biometrics and innovations in national identity systems are common themes in many of the week’s most-read stories on Biometric…

 

UK unveils departmental data sharing consultation for One Login digital ID

The UK Cabinet Office has launched a new consultation on departmental data sharing to enable access to online government services…

 

Experian wins £7M UK government contract for cloud knowledge-based identity verification

Experian has won a further contract with the UK government to provide a cloud-based, knowledge-based verification system for the Government…

 

FIDO offers guidance for government service use as countries deploy blockchain, biometrics

Governments around the world continue to develop digital identity capabilities to give residents easier access to public services, and the…

 

Newfoundland digital ID to have 2023 launch, while Ontario lags behind

There’s news and no-news out of Canada’s provinces on implementing digital IDs, as Newfoundland pushes ahead and Ontario stalls, according…

 

Tamil Nadu engages private firm to collect biometrics from homeless without contract

The personal data and biometrics of thousands of desperately poor people in India’s Tamil Nadu state, some waiting 20 years…

 

US agencies 47 years behind with privacy law

Just one in 17 U.S. federal agencies have been able to comply with year-old requirements for getting consent to disclose…

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