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Maine city bans local police and government use of biometric facial recognition pending referendum

Biometric facial recognition cannot be used by municipal agencies in Portland, Maine, after its City Council unanimously approved an ordinance…

 

Law, HR experts say government needs to lead on health identity

In a discussion last week about the practicalities of immunity certificates and health identity systems and digital health credentials in…

 

New data protection agency may be coming to Taiwan with national digital ID cards

Taiwan may soon establish a new agency dedicated to personal data protection to support the secure launch of its national…

 

Biometric data protection policy guidance in Quebec, update in Vermont and warning in Lithuania

A new guide to implementing biometrics in compliance with Quebec’s data protection laws has been published by the Commission on…

 

Onfido and SingPass facial biometrics adopted for KYC checks, Wibmo launches service and iComply listed

Onfido’s identity document and biometric selfie technology is being adopted by UK fintech Curve to speed up, simplify and unify…

 

UK Commissioner discusses biometrics among year’s privacy and data protection achievements

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has released its 2019-20 annual report, describing discussions around biometric facial recognition among “transformative” highlights for…

 

World Economic Forum, EU push for human-centered AI regulatory framework to build trust

Given current concerns regarding ethics, privacy and accessibility of facial biometrics, defining its responsible use, establishing systems to support product…

 

Biometrics tech far, far ahead of public understanding—intelligence insider

In the same week that an analyst from a secretive government contractor warned that fear is informing debate about biometrics,…

 

Trust Stamp executive argues biometrics need consistent definitions and standards to flourish

Legislators face an urgent challenge to regulate biometrics in a way that both protects privacy and promotes growth, but consistent…

 

Biometrics expert discusses facial recognition regulation as Massachusetts’ proposed ban moves forward

A bill has been passed by the State Senate of Massachusetts which could block biometric facial recognition from use by…

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