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UK Port of Dover warns against ‘unsafe’ biometric screening

The Chief Executive of the Port of Dover on the south coast of England is calling for urgent talks between…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

 

Britain proposes path to free Voter Card, digital identity potential for polls

A paper published by the UK government outlines what will be accepted as photographic identity at future elections in Great Britain,…

 

Yoti age estimation, digital ID app positioned for UK regulatory updates

A pair of regulatory developments in the UK open up opportunities for technology providers, notably Yoti, just as the company’s…

 

Sampson talks ethics with Facewatch as biometric privacy concerns resurface

UK grocer Southern Co-op has expanded its use of live facial recognition (LFR) to 35 of its stores, The Daily…

 

The UK’s new Information Commissioner could continue to change the internet, metaverse for all

The UK’s new Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has taken the helm for a five-year term, succeeding Elizabeth Denham. Edwards has…

 

UK independent border biometrics report draws Home Office response

The United Kingdom’s Home Office has published an official response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report…

 

Biometrics governance is a nice-to-have for some police

Following the lead of law enforcement agencies fed up with tiresome lectures about thinking before shooting, some police brass have…

 

Online ID document checks to expand in UK

Is the UK taking a sideways step or a step closer to digital ID by allowing more checks to be…

 

Committee urges UK gov to halt voter ID bill as requirement could reduce turnout

The Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC), a group of cross-party MPs, has urged the government to stop…

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