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Facial recognition still far from a black-and-white issue in UK

An advocacy group protesting police use of facial recognition in the UK alleges that Parliament is providing poor oversight of…

 

Pakistan data protection bill approaches vote and draws criticism from Privacy International

Pakistan’s legislature is considering a data protection bill that defines biometrics as “sensitive personal data” and mandates the creation of…

 

Civil society groups warn about EU Digital ID Wallet privacy, discrimination risks

The European Digital Identity (EUDI) Wallet is about to create an “unprecedented” risk for Europeans in their online and offline…

 

EU slaps itself on wrist for surveillance tech transfer to Africa without rights assessment

The European Ombudsman has agreed with civil society complainants by concluding that the European Commission was “not able to demonstrate…

 

Privacy International leader argues digital identity exceeds SDG scope on ID16.9 podcast

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 is being interpreted by governments and the private sector in ways that promote digital identity…

 

Biometrics work too well with face masks for criminals to hide; or for anonymity

Since the beginning of the pandemic, an increasing number of face biometrics developers have stepped up their efforts to improve…

 

Controversial Indian health records reach 140M registrations, 96 percent linked to Aadhaar

The controversial scheme to give everyone an India a Unique Health ID (UHID) has continued apace with 140 million people…

 

World foundational digital identity systems under review by Privacy International

Privacy International has begun a series of investigations into the technologies behind foundational digital identity systems in place around the world….

 

Calls against use of live facial recognition tech in Britain grow, Parliament petitioned

The use of Live Facial Recognition Technology (LFRT) by police and private companies in parts of the United Kingdom, as…

 

Identity experts challenge the notion of new digital ID systems

What do we want from digital ID? And is it the solution for problems faced by societies across the world?…

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