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

 

Kenya wants to use Huduma Namba digital ID system to tackle tax evasion

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is hoping lawmakers can give their nod on proposed further amendments to the Huduma Namba…

 

A 2020 court fight in South Africa reveals dominance of biometric surveillance industry

A multi-part news investigation by the MIT Technology Review looking at private surveillance — which some call surveillance capitalism —…

 

Ex-employee accuses Apple of training iPhone biometrics by violating staff privacy

Apple was questioned about where it collected the 1 billion images it trained the Face ID biometric algorithm with by…

 

Affective computing draws Intel’s attention, prompts debate

Intel and edtech startup Classroom Technologies have developed a tool for integration with Zoom to let teachers know if their students…

 

Irish debate on biometric surveillance intensifies

Legislation in Ireland aimed at setting standards for the use of surveillance by national police ignores biometric data collection, according…

 

Thoughtful Biometrics event returns to advance ethical practices

Dates for the second Thoughtful Biometrics conference have been announced. The virtual conference will happen across 4 days between July…

 

Grants to investigate digital ID issues, COVID surveillance tech launched

The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP), in alliance with two of its partners (Paradigm Initiative and Omidyar Network), has unveiled a…

 

Fujitsu declares success in trial of self-sovereign ID for students with university

Fujitsu and the Keio Research Institute at SFC have finished a month-long trial of a self-sovereign digital identity for students that…

 

It’s fun. It’s trendy. It’s putting your iris biometrics on the market for free

The ACLU is warning that a TikTok trend tied to Euphoria, a controversial teen drama on cable TV is unsafe….

 

More automatic forensic biometric data sharing proposed for privacy-focused Europe

In another example of how sentiment about privacy is complex if not chaotic at the moment, European politicians are considering…

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