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Indian government responds to Supreme Court ruling with Aadhaar rule clarifications

India’s government has responded to the Supreme Court ruling which put significant new limits on the world’s largest biometrics program….

 

Singapore to integrate facial recognition into national digital identity system

The government of Singapore will create a centralized biometric system as part of its National Digital Identity (NDI) system, beginning…

 

Veridos partners with govt for identity document factory in Uganda

Veridos has entered into a 15-year-partnership with the government of Uganda to provide the country’s citizens with security documents. The…

 

Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but strikes down required use by private sector

Aadhaar has survived its Supreme Court challenge mostly intact, with a five-judge panel ruling that it is constitutionally valid and…

 

Gambia’s biometric ID cards ready for distribution October 1

The Gambian National ID card will be rolled out to the public beginning October 1st, 2018. Adama Barrow, President of…

 

Philippines plans initial enrollments after $563 million national biometric ID scheme signed into law

The Philippines plans to register the biometrics of one million beneficiaries of state aid programs in the fourth quarter of…

 

Gates and Snowden contrast on Aadhaar

Microsoft founder Bill Gates told CNBC-TV18 in an exclusive interview that there are many advantages for implementing Aadhaar, the 12-digit…

 

Civil liberties group attacks EC proposal for mandatory fingerprints in national IDs

Civil liberties organization Statewatch says the recent European Commission proposal that the inclusion of fingerprints in all national identity cards…

 

Philippines legislature approves new biometric national ID

A law setting up a new biometric national ID system has been approved in both chambers of the Philippines’ legislature,…

 

Price tag for Norway’s national ID cards balloons to €73 million

New figures in the government’s national budget estimate the cost of providing new national ID cards to the residents of…

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