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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about Scotland. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning Scotland. More tags may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Scotland plans digital ID pilot for 2023 as One Login is scrutinized

The Scottish government intends to test its new digital identity platform early next year, according to Computer Weekly. The trials…

 

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…

 

Scotland plans public engagement on digital identity system development

The Scottish government has introduced a new digital identity public engagement project. Joseph Walton, stakeholder and communications manager, made the…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner confident in police efforts so far

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner (SBC) said that in his analysis, Parliament should have confidence in how biometric data and technologies…

 

First ever government biometrics code moves toward approval in Scotland

According to a report out of Scotland, that northern reach of the United Kingdom is finalizing its biometric code of…

 

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…

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