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New Zealand plans public consultations on draft biometrics code in early 2024

The Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand Michael Webster says an exposure draft of a biometrics code will be released for…

 

Digital ID group calls for biometrics code in NZ to avoid stifling innovation

Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ), an organization making expert contributions to New Zealand’s digital transformation efforts, has underlined the need…

 

New Zealand privacy commissioner considers biometric regulation code

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner, Michael Webster, is considering the development of a regulatory code for biometric technologies. This Code of…

 

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 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…

 

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…

 

NZ police illegally collecting biometric data from Māori, new investigation suggests

New Zealand police forces are unlawfully taking, storing, and using people’s private biometric information according to a joint investigation by…

 

New Zealand’s biometric regs were fine last year, now need a new look

Aotearoa New Zealand privacy regulator is preparing a series of public forums, or consultations, to learn how citizens want leaders…

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