30 iulie 2021

European funds for African IDs: migration regulation tool or privacy risk? European funds for African IDs: migration regulation tool or privacy risk? | Euronews Euronews Euronews

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The first person you meet after you land at Blaise Diagne Airport in Dakar is a border guard with a digital scanner. The official will scan your travel document and photograph and take a digital print of your index fingers. It’s the most visible sign of the new state-of-the-art digital biometrics system that is being deployed in the airport with the help of EU funding. The aim is to combat the increasingly sophisticated fake passports sold by traffickers to refugees. But it also helps Senegal’s [...]