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Time to talk specifics of new facial recognition legislation, Canadian privacy authorities say

Lawmakers in Canada are being urged by privacy authorities to pass new laws to protect people from the risks associated…

 

Veiled Bangladeshi women urge fingerprint biometrics as alternative to photo ID

Members of a Muslim women’s organization in Bangladesh demanded that biometrics be a replacement for photos on national ID documents…

 

Worldcoin adds layer of privacy to biometric cryptocurrency after disapproval

Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency company that assigns the eponymous digital currency with an iris biometrics scan and promised to play a…

 

Everyone wants online IDs strictly controlled — their way

European politicians are nearing a deal to push accountability on online posters through digital ID verification, while in China, executives…

 

Canadians weigh in on national digital ID with urgency, trust, fear

Opinion writers and industry figures in Canada offered a range of thoughts on the country’s inclusion of a national digital…

 

California turns to biometrics in the workplace. Law, regulations being debated

California legislators and regulators are stirring again. This time, they see problems with how employers are using biometric surveillance and…

 

U.S. gov’t gets an earful on biometric data policy. It’s not the first earful….

Another day, another unambiguous message to government officials and business executives about biometric data — hands off. Individuals should govern…

 

Data centers stand out for biometric access control adoption amid flagging demand

Biometrics deployments for physical access control are on the decline post COVID-19, according to an IPVM report (subscription required and recommended),…

 

Facial recognition will deliver on its promise if vendors do on theirs, Corsight CEO suggests

Misconceptions around facial recognition and concerns about its effectiveness and how biometric technology will be used are understandable, but must…

 

US immigration biometrics program with few allies outside the White House draws lawsuit

Over-promise or wishful thinking has made a biometric alternative to immigration detention a punching bag. And the only ones being…

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