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

 

UK officialdom have warm places in their hearts for live facial recognition

Live facial recognition, the most contentious government implementation of AI surveillance, is looking attractive to law enforcement leaders in the…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

Scot committee likes Biometrics Commissioner’s data ideas; suggests he expand vision

Having drafted a code of practice for biometric use by three Scottish law enforcement agencies earlier this month, that nation’s…

 

Scotland lawmakers weigh biometric code of practice for policing

The Scottish Parliament is considering a draft code of practice for biometric data use by police, The Scotsman reports, potentially…

 

Ukraine and Estonia show government digital ID leadership

Ukraine is making changes to its government-run digital ID app to support people dealing with the chaos in the war-torn…

 

Digital identity program upgrades for France, Scotland, Australia

Three different countries have unveiled updates to their national digital identity programs. France’s IN Groupe has announced a new partnership…

 

Controversy rocks digital health pass management in Liberia, Scotland

A system put in place to manage COVID vaccine certificates for people travelling into Liberia is said to have broken…

 

Scotland’s biometrics commissioner finishes decision framework for law enforcement

Scotland’s first biometrics commissioner has drafted a ‘world-first’ statutory code of practice for the use of biometric data in policing…

 

Scottish COVID status app non-compliant with privacy rules, government reprimanded

Both the Scottish government and National Health Service (NHS) National Services Scotland have been publicly reprimanded by the UK Information…

 

Scottish parents, stakeholders pan biometric enrollment process for free bus travel

Parents and transport industry experts in Scotland have been complaining about the ‘unnecessary’ length of the biometrics enrollment process necessary…

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