South Africa Considers Requiring Citizens to Turn Over Biometric Data to Own a Phone

Governments of several nations around the world have considered using biometric data during SIM card registrations as a “fraud deterrent.” The proposals have always faced pushback for being a clear challenge to privacy. Biometric data or identifiers include scans of a fingerprint, palm, retina, or the entire face of the user. South Africa has become … Continue reading South Africa Considers Requiring Citizens to Turn Over Biometric Data to Own a Phone