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Online Safety Bill ‘tweaks’ suggested as Yoti’s age verification tool reaches anniversary

It has been a year since digital identity provider Yoti launched its Report Remove tool for age verification in the…

 

Campaign groups demand new London police boss end facial recognition use on first day in job

Fourteen campaign groups including Big Brother Watch, Liberty and Black Lives Matter wrote an open letter to new London Metropolitan…

 

Singapore, UK renew MoU on digital services for three years to tackle exclusion

Singapore’s GovTech and the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) have renewed their collaboration for a further three years, reports PublicTechnology,…

 

Experian wins digital ID infrastructure contracts, UK govt digitization continues

The UK government has awarded Experian two new contracts to provide digital identity infrastructure, with a combined value of nearly…

 

Albanian police deployed at UK port for biometric migrant identification

Albanian police forces will be deployed at the Dover port in the UK to help identify and deport illegal Channel…

 

UK’s mobile biometric equipment tender falls through, renewed by gov

A UK government contract for mobile biometric equipment (MBE) worth £450,000 (roughly $527,000) was not awarded as no compliant kit…

 

Software startup in UK gets key certificate for digital ID and background checks

A UK compliance and biometric onboarding vendor has earned government certification to sell into the digital ID service market. Amiqus…

 

A year on: UK Gov shares One Login digital identification program progress

A year after launching its program to develop One Login, a way to digitally identify oneself across government sites and…

 

Facewatch counters Big Brother Watch’s biometric surveillance claims, plans expansion

Face biometrics company Facewatch was recently under the spotlight when privacy advocate NGO Big Brother Watch filed a legal complaint…

 

UK officialdom have warm places in their hearts for live facial recognition

Live facial recognition, the most contentious government implementation of AI surveillance, is looking attractive to law enforcement leaders in the…

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