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Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…

 

Biometric surveillance systems cause concerns in Russia, Thailand

A pair of Russians have filed a complaint against the mass use of facial recognition at a protest in Moscow…

 

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,…

 

Jamaica considers fast-tracking national digital ID system to accelerate pandemic relief response

Jamaica’s government is discussing fast-tracking the implementation of its digital National Identification System (NIDS) in order to ease its efforts…

 

Guyana to launch biometric national ID card, Portugal and Jamaica digital ID plans advance

Guyana’s government is planning to include biometrics among the security features of a new national ID card for use with…

 

Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania

Fiji’s National Identification Card will be linked to electronic passports to create a new ID system that will share important…

 

VeriScan biometrics surpass 1M air passengers processed as Japan, Jamaica, Sweden add checks

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Technology has announced its in-house developed veriScan biometric identity verification software has surpassed 1…

 

Regulation and safeguards for facial recognition pondered in France, China, and Jamaica

The local government of Nice, France has been trialling biometric facial recognition software after deploying more than 2,600 CCTV cameras,…

 

Jamaica’s Constitutional Court strikes down national biometric system

The Constitutional Court of Jamaica has struck down the country’s mandatory biometric National Identification and Registration Act and the National…

 

Jamaica deploying public CCTV surveillance program with facial recognition

A public-private partnership to create a national CCTV surveillance program in Jamaica for public safety and security purposes is receiving…

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