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Protect kids or avoid censorship — ID verification debate warms in US

Moralizing aside, stated concerns in the United States about the innocence of childhood are going to be good business for…

 

Mistaken arrest in Georgia triggered by false facial recognition match in different state

Racial bias in facial recognition is getting a close-up, after police in Georgia used facial biometrics to arrest a man…

 

Mississippi mDLs from Idemia I&S go live with full legal status

Mississippi Mobile ID is now available in partnership with Idemia I&S to give state residents the option to carry a…

 

Idemia biometrics roll out at airports in Abu Dhabi, Singapore and California

Next50 has begun implementing its facial recognition system at Abu Dhabi International Airport, with biometric solutions from Idemia and SITA…

 

Next digital ID in US: Maryland tests Android app

Google’s first public step into digital U.S. state IDs will fall in Maryland, which was implied by the company in…

 

US blacklists Tiandy Technologies as Intel washes its hands

Tiandy Technologies, one of the largest video surveillance suppliers in the world, joins its surveillance compatriots Dahua and Hikvision on…

 

EU makes next move on EU-US data flow by finding agreement adequate

The European Commission has published its draft adequacy decision for data protection in EU-U.S. data flows, including specific safeguards for…

 

Private sector involvement in ID verification: successes, failures and inaction

Public private partnerships can play an important role in deploying elements of digital identity, if not the entire scheme. Bringing…

 

US might have to settle for compromised ID cards

In a development that surprised few paying attention to the U.S. plan to get more-secure IDs in the hands of…

 

Inching closer to the day when a face is all that is needed at world airports

Biometric verification has taken another small step forward in the United States, with the addition of optional cruise-ship debarkation checks…

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