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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about legislation. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding legislation. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


UK digital identity program stalls, DCMS calls for industry support at OIX

Digital identity products are live in the UK, but industry help is needed to for the country to build momentum…


US Congresspeople really, really want a vote on a national data privacy standard

The United States is close enough to mid-term elections to read the fine print of polling rules. It is so…


Liability of AI applications under scrutiny in UK, Canada

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications, particularly those focused on biometric data gathering, have recently come under another round of scrutiny both…


Yoti partners with Talent Clouds on DBS checks with digital ID, receives UK certification

Yoti and the Post Office have entered a new partnership with Talent Clouds, a digital workforce management and employee vetting…


Restrictions on police use of facial recognition proposed in US Congress

There is more legislative action in the U.S. on facial recognition technology, as four members of Congress yesterday introduced the…


US creeps towards digital ID legislation as election looms

The U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has voted to advance the Improving Digital Identity Act, moving one…


Researchers pitch model law for facial recognition to Australian government

Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney have published a model law to regulate facial recognition technologies in the country….


Data security rules needed for Nepalese digital ID, Nigeria’s World Bank funding

A similar lack of data protection rules in Nepal and Nigeria could limit citizens’ confidence in the national digital ID…


UK regulator, California lawmakers tackling children’s online data privacy challenges

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, may impose a fine of up to £27 million (roughly…


Indonesian lawmakers pass personal data protection legislation at long last

After nearly six years of back and forth, Indonesia’s parliament has finally passed the country’s data protection bill into law,…

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