Jul 232021
 
 July 23, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Rina Chandran reports: A proposed Indian law on the collection and use of genetic data to tackle crime can violate privacy, and target minorities and marginalised communities disproportionately, according to technology experts and human rights groups. The DNA Technology Regulation Bill allows the profiling of victims, those accused of crimes, [Read More…]

Jul 232021
 
 July 23, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, Non-U.S.

Frank Hersey reports: The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the legislation which Mauritius passed in 2013 for its biometric smart ID cards does not provide sufficient guarantees for securely protecting the biometrics of cardholders and therefore violates citizens’ privacy rights, according to the Committee’s release. The Committee stated that Mauritius [Read More…]