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UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner role survives as DPDI fails

UK parliament will not pass data protection legislation during the current session, following the announcement of the general election in…

 

UK Lords committee urges delay for EU’s EES and ETIAS

A government committee in the United Kingdom is calling for the rollout of the European Union’s biometric-based travel schemes to…

 

UK plans to review identity verification, bank data to reduce benefits fraud

The UK government has laid out its plans to prevent benefit fraud – promising to save taxpayers £9 billion by…

 

UK invests in 4 police vans with live facial recognition to cut knife crime

The UK government has announced investments in live facial recognition and research and development for remote scanning technologies as it…

 

UK PM endorses live facial recognition in pre-election stump speech

With great danger comes technological innovation, says UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, in a keynote speech for the Policy Exchange…

 

Concerns raised over biometric e-gates’ reliability as UK glitch is resolved

On Tuesday, major UK airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, and Edinburgh all verified that delays in arrivals were being…

 

UK voter verification: Boris Johnson turned away from polls after forgetting ID

The UK’s introduction of photo ID for voting in elections continues to stir public opinion. Last Thursday, Brits received a…

 

New identity assurance principles introduced by UK Government

In a bid to uphold individual rights and enhance transparency in identity assurance services, a comprehensive set of principles has…

 

UK ICO and Ofcom strengthen cooperation on age assurance

UK’s communications and data privacy watchdogs are strengthening collaboration on regulating child online safety, including age assurance and other technology….

 

Eurotunnel boss says no delays from new biometrics checks at EU borders

The arrival of European Union’s biometric border controls has ignited fears over long queues at the UK’s border checkpoints. But…

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