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Biometric Update regularly releases news about regulation. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to regulation. More tags may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Effectiveness of privacy proposals in India, Australia and the US depend on details

Observers of privacy legislation expected or planned next year around the globe are not finding a lot to be hopeful…

 

Irish skepticism of facial recognition use by cops seems born out in Scotland, Canada

A civil liberties group in Ireland is warning government officials that police use of facial recognition for investigations – illegal…

 

First-ever biometric code of practice now active in Scotland

The Code of Practice (CoP) governing the use of biometric data including DNA in criminal justice in Scotland is now…

 

Italy to limit face biometrics systems use nationwide to police

Italy’s watchdog Data Protection Agency has warned two municipalities experimenting with face biometrics to stop until governing legislation is adopted…

 

Digital India Act could begin tightening of country’s data privacy regulation – reports

There is a high degree of optimism in reports out of India as legislators work to finalize the proposed Digital…

 

Inadequate regulations, standards a problem for health care biometrics, says study

Interviews with 12 U.S. health care and biometrics technology insiders show a high level of sophistication when it comes to…

 

Global data privacy regulators set resolution on facial recognition at annual meeting

Data privacy regulators from around the world have agreed to a resolution that personal information should be used for facial…

 

Australia lobby group ClubsNSW seeks more facial recognition in clubs; debates rages

A law recently introduced in state parliament by the government of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) to allow the deployment…

 

‘Minimum ethical and legal standards’ urged for UK facial recognition

A University of Cambridge report argues that all UK law enforcement should be required to use a new audit to…

 

UK regulator warns firms off AI emotional analysis

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning against companies deploying biometrics-based emotional analysis algorithms, coincident with…

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