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UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

 

Social media accounts could soon require digital ID in France, UK

Digital ID may soon be a requirement for social media participation, as both France and the UK have taken steps…

 

New Zealand digital ID trust framework nears passage into law

A draft piece of legislation that gives New Zealanders more control on how to manage and share their digital identity…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ruled illegal until data protection impact assessment completed

Kenya’s national biometrics-backed digital ID system Huduma Namba has been struck a blow by the country’s High Court, which ruled…

 

UK ICO sees loss of biometrics, surveillance review roles as funding opportunity

As part of a consultation on data and simplifying oversight of police use of biometrics and overt surveillance, the British…

 

Is it time for a Bill of Rights to keep AI in its place?

The White House wants to create a what it is calling a bill of rights protecting people from harm by…

 

How India can operationalize its data protection regulation

Privacy and data protection experts from Germany, Ghana and the Philippines have suggested ways through which India’s Data Protection Authority…

 

A few ‘shoulds’ in otherwise detailed NZ biometric policy

A New Zealand government position paper on biometrics regulation is an antidote to privacy advocates around the world despairing that…

 

UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

 

AI skeptics to lawmakers: Resist the urge to solve AI bias with more tech

European privacy advocates think it is a mistake for governments to believe more technology can make AI fair to all…

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