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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…

 

Government ID World

Government ID World Secure Identity for Citizen Services & Protection Marseille Provence, France Sept. 24-26, 2018 GOVERNMENT ID WORLD (formerly…

 

Bangladesh mobile users only allowed to register 5 SIMs against each NID

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decreased the maximum number of SIMs that prepaid mobile phone customers can register against…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

Dermalog develops combined passport and fingerprint scanner

Biometrics company Dermalog Identification Systems announced it has developed VF1, the first combined scanner to be able to capture both…

 

ID4Africa: 1st Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa

2-4 June 2015 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania On 2-4 June 2015, the National Identification Authority (NIDA) of the Ministry of…

 

Incept partners with Nigerian law firm to better understand biometrics in the country

A top Nigerian law firm has partnered with biometrics and surveillance provider Incept to understand national biometric identity project deployments…

 

Kenyan MPs skeptical of voter biometric system

Kenya is contemplating the use of biometrics in its next elections. However, many members of parliament have raised fears about…

 

Biometric smart card glitch encountered in Punjab

Now that smart cards for pensioners have been rolled-out as part of India’s electronic benefit transfer scheme, reports on the…

 

Six things to know about India’s Aadhaar biometric program

Since the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) program started in 2010, it has raised a lot of questions and sparked…

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