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Governments expand digital ID efforts and goals for online public service access

Governments around the world continue with efforts to establish or upgrade digital ID ecosystems in order to enhance the way…

 

Ireland to share face biometrics with EU to tackle crime on wider scale

Ireland will share the face biometrics of suspects and convicted criminals with other European Union countries, the Irish Examiner reports….

 

Irish debate on biometric surveillance intensifies

Legislation in Ireland aimed at setting standards for the use of surveillance by national police ignores biometric data collection, according…

 

Many Irish skeptical about responsible facial recognition use, poll shows

A recent study by market research and data analysis outfit Ireland Thinks suggests 42 percent of Irish nationals still entertain…

 

Irish municipality fined for GDPR non-compliant cameras, Finland devises centralized system

Data protection agencies in Europe are finding fault with surveillance projects and networks that violate national and GDPR regulations, but…

 

Trulioo appoints new CPO to further product roadmap, expands in Ireland

Trulioo has appointed veteran product management expert Michael Ramsbacker as its new chief product officer, to add to a series…

 

Law enforcement facial recognition use under scrutiny in Ireland, India

Discrepancies in proposed usage statements and increasing pressure from civil rights groups and activists is putting law enforcement’s use of…

 

Irish biometric public services access card not to be mandatory

The Irish government has backed down from a legal challenge against the country’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) on usage of…

 

Hundreds of millions worldwide become eligible for biometric passports

Zimbabwe and Pakistan launch biometric passports while nations push for better service and support for their citizens overseas. Malawi terminates…

 

Ireland awards HID Global €15M passport processing contract

Ireland’s Department of Foreign affairs has awarded a €14.7 million (US$16.5 million) contract to HID Global’s Irish subsidiary to process…

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