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Advocates still see a lot of danger for individuals using government digital IDs

Devout advocates of digital IDs run the risk of overlooking some significant misuses and bungled security setups. In principle, digital…

 

Ecosystems approach to biometrics can plug regulatory gaps, WPF argues

The regulatory holes and risks that accompany today’s laws for biometric technology will require a holistic ecosystem perspective with a…

 

Fake CDC cards, digital health certificates spreading amid COVID privacy concerns

The twin concerns of privacy and trust are coming to the fore in social dialogue around digital health passes and…

 

FTC to publish compliance report on biometric privacy settlement with Paravision

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has said it will publish a report on Paravision’s compliance with the conditions of its…

 

Vision for effective face biometrics regulation presented in World Privacy Forum paper

The way to mitigate risks to privacy and other rights from biometric facial recognition systems is to enact regulator-approved codes…

 

ID4Africa calls on Facebook to settle face biometrics bias question through NIST testing

The presence of demographic differences in face biometrics performance has dogged increasingly dogged the modality, and been referred to in…

 

Facial biometrics loophole highlighted by World Privacy Forum report on U.S. schools

One of the top biometrics news stories of the young 2020 calendar year pops up in the middle of the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection trailblazers and new offerings

Biometrics news from Africa is already revealing a shift from reports of the COVID-19 virus leading to shutdowns of biometric…

 

Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

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