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U.S. Congressmen push a bipartisan digital ID package

Days after a U.S. Labor Department administrator told ID tech executives that Washington is losing billions of dollars to online…

 

Philippines biometric national ID system pre-registration to start in Q4, prioritize the unbanked

Pre-registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) could start as early as October according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Chua,…

 

The UK prepares for a Conservative take on digital IDs

How persistent is the idea that a national digital ID would be good for the UK? Fourteen years ago, a…

 

TechUK is fed up with the British government’s plodding digital ID efforts

A large and diverse association of UK technology companies is fed up with their government when it comes to the…

 

Scotland Digital Identity Service plans advance with supplier day planned for October 6

The Scottish government will hold an online Supplier Day on October 6, 2020 to present the aims and objectives of…

 

Plans for digital IDs need to focus on what isn’t yet known

A proposed five-point plan for making digital identities — and anticipated follow-on societal benefits — succeeds where so many similar…

 

Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID program as private digital ID systems grow

A pilot project to collect all information other than biometrics needed for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID program…

 

Government digital ID programs launched in UK, coming to New Zealand and worth waiting for in Australia

A new stand-alone version of a Document Checking Service is being piloted by the UK’s Government Digital Service to verify…

 

Digital identity initiatives for government services see a mix of progress and delay

Companies in Malaysia see greater opportunity for adoption of biometrics and AI technologies to support a digital economy and financial…

 

Valid buys majority stake in biometric project partner Mitra, expands into Brazilian Smart City segment

Brazilian secure identification company Valid has purchased a 51 percent stake in local integrated system provider Mitra to expand into…

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