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Real ID requirement finally set to take effect on May 7, 2025

Real ID is about to get real. As of May 2025, adults will no longer be able to use traditional…

 

Airport facial recognition battle echoes pushback against Real ID program

The bipartisan effort by U.S. lawmakers to clamp down on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s use of facial recognition for…

 

New ID proposed in US for people released from prison

A bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives is pushing legislation that would make it mandatory to give all…

 

Industry panel wants US digital IDs off ISO’s and TSA’s to-do list

A panel of digital ID community insiders yesterday told the U.S. Congress that the federal government has put the future…

 

US privacy advocates want federal government to slow its roll on mobile driver licenses

Who lit the fire under the U.S. Transportation Security Administration? That’s what four prominent civil liberties organizations want to know….

 

Lack of standards prompts US to push back mDL deadline

U.S. officials say they want to temporarily make it legal for people to use a mobile driver’s license even if…

 

No Real standard for mobile driver’s licenses in temporary DHS reversal

Federal officials apparently have recently realized that regulations prohibit states from issuing digital IDs, including mobile driver’s licenses, that comply…

 

Piecemeal update of US military base ID rules continues

The U.S. military is upgrading its digital ID requirements in bits and pieces, including as part of pandemic control. Two…

 

Iowa’s mDL delayed again; Arizona updating physical ID

New security is being added to regional U.S. government IDs, both digital and physical. Leaders of a U.S. state working…

 

US might have to settle for compromised ID cards

In a development that surprised few paying attention to the U.S. plan to get more-secure IDs in the hands of…

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