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Digital ID-based immunity passports roll out amid lack of info, uncertain mandates

Immunity passports and digital health credentials, based on digital ID and frequently secured with biometrics, seem to be becoming an…

 

UK Home Office under fire after losing 150K biometric records from police database

The UK Home Office has accidentally deleted an estimated 150,000 arrest history records from the Police National Computer (PNC), including…

 

Digital transformation will confirm Britain’s place in the world post-Brexit

By Harry Weber-Brown, Digital Innovation Director at TISA. There is no doubt that 2020 was a trying year for the…

 

Bill to limit police biometrics use tabled in New York state as legislators struggle with facial recognition

A state legislator in New York has introduced a curious bill to prohibit arrests on the sole basis of “facial…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group updates principles to emphasize rights and non-discrimination

The UK government’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has updated the ethical principles it released in 2018 to include…

 

UK to use biometric data as sole authentication for international travel

The United Kingdom released its 2025 Border Strategy, a five-year innovation model to improve national security and biosecurity. The changes…

 

Manchester Mayor launches FinGo biometrics working group

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is launching a biometrics working group to explore the use of vein recognition technology in…

 

Facial recognition deployed in convenience stores in Mexico, England, Singapore

Convenience stores around the world are turning to facial recognition and computer vision to reduce theft and facilitate biometric payments,…

 

Increase DNA and fingerprint collection, UK Biometrics Commissioner urges police

Police are not collecting all the biometric data they are expected to, and at the same time have yet to…

 

Face biometrics legal landscape shifting with restrictions in China, police guidance in UK

Tianjin, a city of more than 12 million in Northern China, has passed a set of new local rules largely…

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