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Discrimination concerns arise as NZ police expand biometric data use

Incorporating biometric data into policing raises concerns of bias and discrimination, particularly against Māori and Pasifika populations, a Māori technology…

 

NZ cabinet minister champions digital ID in government transformation at data summit

Judith Collins, the minister for digitizing government, emphasized the transformative potential of digital identity and innovation in government services in…

 

Launch of government app brings New Zealand one step closer to mDLs

The New Zealand Transit Agency (NZTA) has launched a trial phase of the app that will host New Zealand’s mobile…

 

As retailers turn to biometrics to reduce theft, costs of poor implementation loom

Demand for biometrics to reduce retail crime continues to rise, but the risk of flawed deployments of the technology are…

 

New Zealand welcomes input on draft biometrics code

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand is seeking public feedback on draft rules for the use of…

 

New Zealand’s privacy watchdog investigating facial recognition, promises tougher regulation

New Zealand’s privacy watchdog wants tougher regulation covering the use of biometrics and AI technology such as facial recognition. New…

 

New Zealand grocery stores adding facial recognition, police want open discussion

Facial recognition is entering New Zealand’s grocery stores and the rapid expansion of the technology has been filling the country’s…

 

NZ shops trial facial recognition in response to retail crime

The New Zealand grocery cooperative Foodstuffs North Island announced it is implementing facial recognition in 25 of its New World…

 

Digital identity inclusion initiatives serve indigenous populations of NZ and Australia

In New Zealand, funds from the Spark Foundation will be used to bring more Māori into the digital space, while…

 

NZ group briefs ministers on digital ID for authentication

Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ), a digital ID advocacy group, has briefed three incoming New Zealand Ministers – Melissa Lee,…

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