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Canadians expect government, private sector to develop digital ID framework

Some 70 percent of Canadians would adopt digital identity and think the government should join forces with the private sector…

 

Berkeley bans facial recognition use by local government

The City Council of Berkeley, California has banned all use of biometric facial recognition technology by government agencies, Gizmodo reports,…

 

Yoti adds encryption partners for distributed government services and email security products

Yoti has announced a pair of partnerships to provide solutions combining its biometric technology with encryption systems, integrating its biometric…

 

China launches ID platform for foreigners to cross borders and access services

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

 

Dermalog biometrics revamp systems in Philippines and Thailand

Dermalog has finalized plans to develop digital infrastructure to support biometric identity verification for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in…

 

Goode Intelligence announces Identity Summit London 2020

Goode Intelligence has announced the Identity Summit London 2020 will take place on January 30 at Rise London. The is…

 

Malaysia introduces national biometric digital ID to reduce fraud, identity theft

Following in the footsteps of Singapore and Thailand, Malaysia has launched a national biometric digital identification platform (National Digital ID)…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication: no for social media, yes for targeted benefits, maybe for elections

Government ID, including biometric Aadhaar accounts, cannot be required for social media and email accounts, according to a court decision…

 

UK and Singapore government services to collaborate on digital government services

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) and Singapore’s GovTech Agency to…

 

NEC sues Australian agency for biometric contract cancellation

NEC Australia is going to court to seek compensation from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) for the cancellation of…

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