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Why are government’s still hesitating over social media ID verification?

Liudas Kanapienis, CEO and co-founder of Ondato Controversy surrounded the inclusion in May of an Online Safety Bill in the Queen’s…

 

Maturing MOSIP enjoys ID4Africa limelight as it expands its partnerships and vendors flock

“We’ve been working on MOSIP since 2020. In fact it was in 2019, the first time we heard of it…

 

Think tank says biometric monitoring of asylum seekers is better for all than detention

An open-society think tank pushing for fair enforcement of immigration policies has published a defense of the United States’ biometric…

 

Biometrics deployments for retail and hospitality increasing amid heightened scrutiny

Businesses across Australia, South and North America, and Asia are in the spotlight for their efforts to encourage the adoption…

 

CloudWalk has Zimbabwean’s face biometrics, but trust in voter roll still lacking

Step by slow step, China’s facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology is getting nearer to a database of all Zimbabwean registered…

 

Biometric SIM registration slows Kenyan mobile subscriptions, Namibia seeks a different path

After a chaotic period where of Kenya’s mobile phone users had to be biometrically enrolled, a report says the pace…

 

Real-time facial recognition surveillance planned in Ireland, moratorium demanded

New legislation is expected to open the door to the use of facial recognition within a range of surveillance technologies…

 

Differences between planned US biometric privacy laws still few but big

U.S. lawmakers again are working on legislation that would create the nation’s first biometric privacy rules. And the gap between…

 

Privatized surveillance pondered in one US city. A possible biometric ban in another

City officials in opposite corners of the United States are taking opposite stands on police use of surveillance systems. In…

 

Jerusalem Police blocked from facial recognition use at Pride March

Jerusalem Police requested to use live facial recognition to monitor the city’s gay March for Pride and Tolerance following threats…

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