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Jamaica plans biometric ID card issuance pilot, Pakistan and Vietnam upgrade systems

Jamaica has announced that it will begin issuing national ID cards through the National Identification System (NIDS) as from the…

 

Cambodia, Jamaica to roll out digital IDs, Bangladesh plans issuance for farmers

The issuance of digital IDs in Jamaica is expected to begin this year, a government official has announced, following the…

 

Governments grapple with biometric voter rolls, Thales reaches 15 deployments

Thales has deployed 15 different systems around the world for voter registration and verification with its ID management and biometric technologies,…

 

Jamaican leaders long on eID promises, short on assurances of fairness

Obviously, not all nations are ruled by authoritarian governments, but the way many nations build their digital ID programs can…

 

Jamaica, Cayman Islands mull digital ID for more government services, PhilSys scaling up

Authorities in Jamaica are considering linking the national identification number (NIN) to the taxpayer’s registration number (TRN) once pending digital…

 

Data privacy concerns persist over national digital identity system for Jamaica

Concerns about the safety of personal data to be collected for Jamaica’s National Identity System (NIDS) program have again been…

 

South Africa’s planned child biometric registration stirs privacy concerns

The proposed new policy in South Africa which seeks to have some biometric features of babies captured at birth in…

 

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,…

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