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WPF mini documentary on challenges in ID systems – launching 17 November

WPF is launching a mini-documentary about problems in identity systems on 17 November, 2021. Digital identity systems are generally accepted as positive tools for social good. Nevertheless, they can pose several dangers and cause significant concerns. This mini-documentary takes viewers on a tour around the world to hear from real people as they interact with identity systems in their own

WPF executive director Pam Dixon to present lecture at National Academy of Sciences on the future of data science and privacy

Executive Director Pam Dixon to present a featured lecture at National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine at its Colloquium: The Future of Data Science  Pam Dixon’s lecture will be Wednesday October 28 from 12:00-12:45 am Eastern. The lecture focuses on forthcoming and converging trends, and is titled Looking Ten Years Ahead: Key Converging Technologies in Computing, Data, and

World Privacy Forum named as a top ten digital identity influencing organization globally 

WPF has been recognized as one of the leading organizations globally influencing privacy, security, inclusion, and fairness in digital identity systems. Goode Intelligence, which produces an annual report on digital identity around the world, has named WPF as a top ten globally influencing organization, as well as ID4Africa, Women in Identity, and others.  WPF has

The importance of Doing No Harm: India’s plan to create a new national facial recognition database

This coming Friday, the government of India is planning to announce the winner of a Request For Proposals to create a large, national, centralized facial recognition system for law enforcement purposes. The tender for the project outlines an ambitious program of facial surveillance in India utilizing image databases that law enforcement officers could access in