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Pakistan to address biometrics exclusion concerns for cash support beneficiaries

Authorities is Pakistan say they are working on a process to avoid further exclusion of beneficiaries from cash support programs…

 

India’s central government introduces face biometric liveness checks for pensioners

Undeterred by objections to a similar digital ID program in a rural Indian state, that nation’s central government is praising…

 

Tattered edges always accompany biometrics-based digital ID systems like Aadhaar

Being fractal in nature, data reveals more detail the closer you look at it. That is true with massive citizen…

 

Digital Dilemmas Dialogue #7: Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection

Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection Online September 22, 2021, 10:00-10:30 CET The International Committee of The Red Cross is…

 

Over 6M online registrants for Philippines digital ID so far

Updates from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reveal that more than six million people have now completed Step 1 online…

 

India’s centralized biometrics systems allegedly increase exclusion they are intended to solve

The use of biometrics for an Indian government healthcare initiative has drawn intensive criticism from a researcher, who claims it…

 

Cautious G20 digital declaration recognizes digital ID’s importance

Inclusive digital identity as a key component in a global economic recovery and governmental transformation has been formally recognized as…

 

UK researcher says digital ID being used for exclusion in Dominican Republic

A new book entitled ‘Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominican Republic’ by Dr. Eve Hayes de Kalaf, a…

 

One fewer holdout on India’s biometrics-linked food distribution network

The populous Indian state of Delhi decided this week to participate in a ration card program linked to the nation’s…

 

Millions excluded as Uganda uses national digital ID system for emergency COVID welfare

Ugandans face exclusion from emergency relief during a COVID-19 lockdown as cash payments are being made via the national biometrics-based…

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