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Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Ghana demonstrations, Tanzania SIM registration deadline

Biometrics are at the core of an issue leading opposition parties in Ghana to call for demonstrations and mass picketing…

 

Ghana Electoral Commission proposes facial biometrics as part of voter register changes

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is changing the biometric voter registration process for the 2020 elections, adding facial recognition…

 

Biometric data standards in 50 countries ranked with China and U.S. near bottom

Comparitech has published a ranking of 50 countries in the world according to their biometric data collection and usage practices,…

 

Dermalog biometrics catch 88,000 fraudulent votes but no results yet in Afghanistan election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission has postponed the announcement of results in the country’s presidential election, Reuters reports, though biometric voter…

 

U.S. senator pushes for cybersecurity review of remote biometric voting app

Popular biometric remote voting application Voatz is under the radar again, after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to…

 

Afghanistan biometric voting improved but imperfect

The people of Afghanistan have voted in Presidential elections using biometric voter authentication systems intended to prevent voter fraud and…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

Third-party audit shows no discrepancies in biometric remote voting with Voatz app

A third-party audit of voting using the biometric Voatz app for elections in Denver has been completed by the National…

 

BioRugged expands biometric product line and international presence

After launching new FAP60 mobile terminals among with several products earlier this year, BioRugged is opening an office and assembly…

 

DERMALOG biometric devices arrive in Afghanistan ahead of national elections

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan has begun transferring 22,000 biometric capture devices from DERMALOG that arrived in Kabul…

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