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Digital identity

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Report

Protocol for exclusion: why COVID-19 vaccine “passports” threaten human rights

In this report, the authors analyse the impact of COVID-19 digital vaccination certificates on human rights, from both a global perspective and through specific case studies.
Briefing paper

Protecting freedom of thought in the digital age

This policy brief explores what the rights to freedom of thought and opinion mean in practical terms when applied to the digital space and offers some pointers for what future-proof regulation to protect our minds could look like.
Report

Changing perceptions of biometric technologies

This study was undertaken as part of the Australian government’s National Identity Security Strategy. This report presents both qualitative and quantitative research findings obtained from a sample of respondents in the most recent surveys concerning their experiences of biometrics and perceptions as to its role...
Article

What’s really at stake with vaccine passports

In this article, the author suggests that rather than thinking about vaccine passports as temporary and isolated public health-related measures, we should view them as just one example of how the pandemic is accelerating the rollout of digital identity infrastructure across the world.
Report

Facial recognition technology in New Zealand

The research shows that Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) is increasing in usage in Aotearoa and comparable countries. It is used across sectors including government departments, policing, banking, travel, security, and customer tracking. In this report, the authors argue that if regulation gaps aren't plugged soon...
Briefing paper

Facial recognition technology: snapshot paper

This paper distinguishes between proven fact and speculation, and illustrates how facial recognition technology (FRT) can have markedly different implications for society depending on the type of system and the reasons for its use.
Report

What’s in a name? A forward view of anonymity online

Drawing on legal, philosophical and historical evidence and interviews, this paper clearly articulates how online anonymity should be understood. It presents a model through which future settlements on online anonymity can be tested, presented in a way that is useful to both technologists and policymakers.
Report

Protecting the age of innocence

Access to online pornography and wagering would be restricted through mandatory age verification, under the recommendations in this Social Policy and Legal Affairs committee report.
Commentary

Will we finally look clearly at facial recognition technology?

Revelations about Clearview AI’s harvesting of online images challenge us all to think carefully about this technology’s impacts.
Article

Why the gig economy needs to adopt digital IDs

This articlr is aboug Digital ID as a solution to the verifying drivers, handymen, and independent workers and others participating in the gig economy marketplace. Digital ID can be authenticated remotely over digital channels. That means platforms like Uber, Task Rabbit, and Fiverr could verify...