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UK data regulator ICO sets out plan to be recognized and used by public and business

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data regulator, has launched a plan to become better known and better used…

 

Digital ID cards for right to work proposed as migrant crisis fix by Tony Blair Institute

The stream of migrants to the UK arriving in small boats has prompted The Tony Blair Institute to propose a…

 

London police paying public to test live facial recognition during live operation

London Metropolitan Police have been paying members of the public £50 (US$59) to take part in live facial recognition testing…

 

British police deploy live facial recognition, license plate recognition to make 11 arrests

British police operating in London and the northwest of England recently used live facial recognition (LFR), operator initiated facial recognition…

 

Sterling certified for employee checks in new UK digital identity trust framework

U.S. firm Sterling Check is expanding its service list in the UK after being certified as a digital identity service…

 

UK Home Office finds kiosks close, mobile getting there for biometrics self-enrollment

The UK Home Office says that biometric self-enrollment of face and fingerprint biometrics works better at this point on kiosks…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

UK Government rejects Lords’ police inquiry’s biometrics, tech recommendations

The UK government has rejected the majority of the findings and recommendations from a House of Lords investigation into the…

 

HooYu, Yoti now certified digital identity service providers for Right to Rent checks in the UK

Yoti and the Post Office, as well as HooYu have become the first certified digital identity service providers (IDSPs) for…

 

Developer of biometric onboarding platform for legal sector closes seed round

Lawtech 365, the parent company of biometrics-based legal sector identity verification platform Verify 365, has closed its seed funding round…

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