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Moscow court rules in favor of Smart Engines in Citibank ID scanning software row

The Arbitrazh Court of Moscow ruled in favor of Smart Engines in a lawsuit that saw the local Citibank subsidiary…

 

Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…

 

Plans for biometric surveillance reach epic scales with off-putting implications

A pair of troubling reports about plans for intensive biometric surveillance seem drawn from the nightmares of privacy advocates. The…

 

Moscow Metro biometric payment system marks usage milestones, anniversary

A year after launching, Russia’s Face Pay fare service in Moscow reports processing payment for 35 million rides using face…

 

Moscow data center to collect face biometrics from video streams nationwide

The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow is in the process of finalizing a new data storage center with biometric…

 

Russia to establish Center for Biometric Technologies to operate national database

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to create a joint venture named the JSC Center for Biometric Technologies…

 

Kenya to comply with regional bloc directive on biometric passports from end November

Kenyans have until 30 November to get new East African Community (EAC) biometric passports if they want to be able…

 

US views AI chips as industrial security and a treasure not to be shared freely

Thirty years after microchips were diminished to commodities, they are strategic again for the United States. Washington is embargoing (something…

 

NtechLab considering Asia HQ in Thailand as Russian facial recognition continues selling abroad

Russian developers are still able to find potential buyers of their digital surveillance technologies abroad despite sanctions imposed by western…

 

Serbia, Kosovo reach reciprocal deal to accept ID cards as travel documents

A series of digital ID credentials issued around the world that people can use to cross borders are going through…

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