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UK government looking into another new digital identity scheme

A new digital identity scheme for business is being proposed by the UK government, nearly ten years since the government…

 

Digital identity for financial services present pandemic recovery opportunity and challenge for banks and governments

The adoption of digital financial services will be accelerated by the pandemic, with corresponding impacts to digital identity, according to…

 

Jamaica wants to vault ahead in efficiency with biometrics and digital identity

Seeking to promote itself as a notably modern, secure and efficient nation, Jamaica is investing in digital ID — and,…

 

Mobey Forum talks high need for digital identity schemes, analyzes contact tracing apps

The COVID-19 global health crisis has led to an increasing need for digital identity schemes, an opportunity banks should take…

 

Face biometrics use in U.S. schools, policing, airports and public housing faces legal challenges and questions

A lawsuit over the use of biometric facial recognition in schools has been filed by the New York Civil Liberties…

 

Southeast Asian countries leverage digital ID and IT infrastructure for cashless aid during pandemic

Efforts by Singapore’s government to prepare the island nation’s digital infrastructure, including its national digital identity system, helped it cope…

 

Australian rights advocates criticize use of facial biometrics by police, government

Australian Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow is pushing for more rigorous facial recognition regulation to prevent law enforcement from abusing…

 

Haryana reinstatement of biometric authentication for state aid upheld by state high court

A legal challenge of the use of biometrics for distribution of rations and other state aid in the Indian state…

 

Plans for digital identity provider participation in UK government system partially revealed

Indications of the UK Government Digital Service’s (GDS’s) plans for digital identity after the expected sunset of its Gov.uk Verify…

 

Trinidad and Tobago, Korea, and Belarus governments advance ID credential plans

The Roadmap to Recovery team within Trinidad and Tobago’s government has recommended fast-tracking the country’s digital identity plans to support…

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