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EU observer recommends against biometric voter verification for Pakistan’s next general elections

Michael Gahler, the head of European Union’s (EU) Follow-up Mission in Pakistan has advised the country against introducing electronic voting…

 

Biometrics to verify voters in Uganda; Zimbabwe and Pakistan evaluating costs, usability

Uganda’s electoral commission (EC) is to meet this week to explain its decision to use biometric voter verification in the…

 

Biometrics and privacy, fingerprint recognition in schools, online fraud trends and more top stories this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Aadhaar court…

 

High failure rate for Pakistan’s biometric voting pilot

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) recently shared the results of its first pilot program in which it experimented with…

 

Pakistan to trial biometrics in upcoming by-election

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced it will conduct its first pilot project using biometric machines at 30 polling…

 

Pakistan’s biometric verification of SIMs leads to 16% decline in teledensity

Following the Pakistan government’s Biometric Verification System (BVS) drive, cellular companies have seen a loss of 25.375 million subscribers, while…

 

Integrated Biometrics provides mobile fingerprint scanner to Pakistan education department

Integrated Biometrics, LLC announced that the Pakistan Education Department has deployed its Columbo fingerprint scanner to verify the identity of…

 

Pakistan police to digitalize criminal records for centralized biometric database

Pakistan’s Inspector General of Police (ICP) ordered the completion of the digitalization of criminal records at all police stations to…

 

Pakistan government verifies 53 million SIMs via biometric system

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman Syed Ismail Shah recently confirmed that more than 53 million mobile phone SIMs have been verified…

 

Pakistan begins investigation of 103 million unverified SIMs

A joint group formed by the Pakistan Ministry of Interior began investigating over 100 million subscriber identification modules that were…

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