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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about privacy. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning privacy. More tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Nearly half of African countries lack proper safeguards for biometric data collection

New research by ICT think tank CIPESA has exposed how many African governments collect, store and manage biometric data of…


US and EU AI regulatory proposals under the microscope

Proposals for a framework in the U.S. and a set of laws in Europe to govern the development and use…


EU, US central banks see national digital currencies only if privacy balanced by security

The digital identity and privacy communities got some confirmation about the near future that they do not often get —…


UK regulator, California lawmakers tackling children’s online data privacy challenges

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, may impose a fine of up to £27 million (roughly…


San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…


Future Identity Festival 2022

Future Identity Festival 2022 London, UK November 14 – 15, 2022 Join us and our 2000+ festival-goers on 14th-15th November…


There’s money in delivery vehicle biometric systems; not all drivers OK with surveillance

Some professional drivers are reacting with dismay to employers who, unable to physically watch their workers from every passenger seat,…


Canadian academic report urges no facial recognition at legislature, reasons why sow confusion

Canada’s Parliamentary Protective Service is thinking about deploying face biometrics around the country’s legislature. As part of that process, the…


What private data? New camera only sees what it’s told to look for

Researchers say they have devised a camera that can take pictures of target objects and nothing else in the frame….


Beyond BIPA: Mitigating biometric data legal risks under Texas and Washington biometrics laws

By David J. Oberly and Nicole D. Brenner* Maybe your company is considering using retina scans for employee building access….

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