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Arrests in Pakistan for fake fingerprint biometrics, NADRA breach alleged

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested two men in Faisalabad for allegedly being involved in activating SIM cards with…

 

Shufti Pro wins biometric onboarding contract with Russian SIM provider

Russian SIM service provider Birka has selected Shufti Pro to provide biometric ID verification for customer registration. Birka customers will…

 

Nigerian digital ID registrations reach 66M, SIM linkage deadline extended

Nigeria’s federal government says at least 66 million citizens and legal residents have now completed the enrollment of their biometrics…

 

More bad news for Mexico’s proposed nationwide biometrics collection scheme

Mexico’s proposed mobile phone registry, which would collect biometric identifiers from all phone-account owners in the nation, this week was…

 

Pakistan blocks 732K SIMs issued without biometrics, Nigeria registers 180M

Pakistan says it has blocked 732,000 SIM cards that were registered without the owners going through the required biometric verification…

 

Nigeria and Pakistan fining telcos for default on biometric SIM identification

Pakistan has slammed fines on some telecommunication companies operating in the country for failing to ensure phone users identity their…

 

Nigeria privacy concerns mount over digital ID-SIM link as deadline approaches

Concerns over privacy and the handling of personal data is putting off Nigerians from registering in the biometric ID system…

 

Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

Bangladesh begins biometric mobile phone registration

Telephones and other mobile devices in Bangladesh using SIM cards which have not been registered with their owners’ biometrics by…

 

Nigeria reiterates crucial role of biometric national ID, updates SIM registration policy

The National Communications Commission – the federal government agency that regulates Nigeria’s telecommunications industry — has again underlined the importance…

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