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Tougher laws urged after 1 in 5 kiwis lose data in Latitude attack

The New Zealand government estimates that 20 percent of its citizens were victimized in an attack on the Australian consumer…


New Zealand digital identity trust framework law passes

New Zealand has introduced a regulatory framework for digital identity that will allow technology providers operating in the country to…


New Zealand updates biometric checks to fight visa fraud

New Zealand’s immigration department is changing the way it conducts biometric checks to crack down on fraudulent applications, according to…


Biometrics deployments speed up air travel across Americas, Asia, Africa

Several biometric providers have deployed solutions or entered partnerships aimed at improving the quality and reducing times of air traveling….


New Zealand Commissioner considers establishing biometrics code of practice

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner Michael Webster has announced he is considering the creation of a code of practice for biometrics….


Facial recognition trials initiated to fight crime at NZ grocery stores

A grocery cooperative in New Zealand is testing facial recognition tools in several stores as a way to combat a…


New Zealand’s quarantine program switches on Jnctn digital ID wallet

The New Zealand government is replacing manual recordkeeping used during the pandemic with a digital ID wallet app to track…


Kiwi ministries pass on digital IDs despite rumors

New Zealand‘s Department of Internal Affairs is claiming strong demand for its new Identity Check verification system among citizens, but…


NZ privacy advocates: Laws need revamp to reflect biometric surveillance realities

An Aotearoa New Zealand privacy advocacy group thinks that nation’s approach to privacy and biometrics must be more nuanced than…


NZ police delete unlawfully taken photos, but biometric privacy concerns remain

New Zealand police said they have deleted 11,000 photo files after an official inquiry earlier this month calling for their…

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