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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…

 

New Zealand plans to introduce mDLs, eventually

New Zealand’s land transport management agency Waka Kotahi says it is working to introduce a mobile driver’s license (mDL) which…

 

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…

 

Hikvision security camera deployments come under scrutiny in New Zealand

The use of Hikvision security cameras is being reviewed by some organizations in New Zealand, following the UK recently rolling…

 

Māori say New Zealand govt ignoring them on digital ID work

One of the fundamental rules of face biometrics is to be inclusive, but that advice allegedly was ignored in New…

 

Selfie biometric authentication apps rolled out by India, New Zealand governments

It is now possible for Aadhaar digital ID account holders to verify their identity using their phone when accessing some…

 

Biometric passport availability updates: Dominica, New Zealand, Philippines, Rwanda, Barbados

Dominica has set August 30, 2022 as the deadline for all nationals to obtain the new biometric passport in replacement…

 

Progress on international digital ID interoperability: DGX report

Singapore’s Digital Government Exchange (DGX) Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG) has published a new report highlighting the efforts of eight…

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