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UK ICO seeks to appeal data privacy decision on Clearview AI

The Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) has issued a statement outlining its concerns with the findings of the First Tier Tribunal…

 

Biometric ID cards being used to eliminate some Brexit prohibitions

Brexit has caused a drop in inbound travel, prompting segments of that industry to pressure UK officials to ease up….

 

UK police promise more fingerprint matching, facial recognition in efficiency revamp

Biometrics, automation, and drones are a part of the United Kingdom’s new plan to transform policing. Gavin Stephens, chair of…

 

Facial recognition still far from a black-and-white issue in UK

An advocacy group protesting police use of facial recognition in the UK alleges that Parliament is providing poor oversight of…

 

Ofcom begins rolling out age assurance guidance for UK businesses, Yoti pans the pace

The regulator tasked with ensuring websites comply with the UK’s new rules for online age assurance and protections for minors…

 

UK bouncers to trial body cams with facial recognition

In Southampton, England, bouncers at seven different venues will wear cameras with facial recognition in a 3 month trial to…

 

UK police minister calls for more live facial recognition

As police authorities in the United Kingdom search for more ways to include facial recognition in their work, the country’s…

 

UK introduces Online Safety Bill mandating age verification

The United Kingdom has finally introduced its controversial Online Safety Bill, which will require companies to keep children away from…

 

CRISP report underlines fear that UK is heading into a biometric safety vacuum

Fraser Sampson remains unhappy with the UK government’s stance on privacy, comparing the decision to abolish his office and remove…

 

OneID to provide IDV for more digital signatures as their availability, scope grows

Digital signatures backed by identity verification with bank data or face biometrics are gaining ground in the UK and the…

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