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UN finds storing biometric data on Mauritius ID cards violates privacy

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the legislation which Mauritius passed in 2013 for its biometric smart…

 

The gamification of biometric surveillance (Not as fun as it sounds)

If everything can be gamified, then life battling blanket facial recognition should be a hoot, though on second thought, “a…

 

Biometric privacy rules come to NYC

America’s latest biometric privacy law went into effect in New York City on July 9. While state laws have largely…

 

UK House of Lords consider issues around biometrics, facial recognition

As the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee hears from experts how technologies such as facial recognition are…

 

Belgian lawmakers get a year to make their biometrics rules jibe with GDPR

An independent Belgian regulator charged with ensuring compliance with personal data protection policies wants citizen feedback on proposed tighter biometrics…

 

Potential biometric data exposure from ransomware incident prompts law firm notification

Trial lawyers Campbell Conroy & O’Neil has posted a notice of a data privacy incident which may have involved biometric…

 

Biometrics Institute calls for papers reflecting on industry advances

The Biometrics Institute has announced a call for papers that reflect on the growth and change within the industry to…

 

Consumer digital identities need more privacy protections, says Mastercard Exec

Executive Vice President of New Digital Infrastructure and Fintech at Mastercard, Robert Schukai, laid out a need for better privacy…

 

UK plans to make digital ID ‘as trusted as passports’

The British government is planning a governing body charged with making digital identities “as trusted as passports” by augmenting their…

 

Thales pitches issuers on biometric payment cards

Thales is up to 20 biometric payment card projects, and is touting the readiness of the technology, which has already reached…

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