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ICO fines against UK public authorities top £4m for shoddy data handling

ICO fines against UK public authorities top £4m for shoddy data handling | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
V3 reveals continued waste by frontline authorities despite endless warnings
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Fines given to public sector organisations for breach of privacy

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Biometric Cards Debated | PCWorld

Biometric Cards Debated | PCWorld | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
Proponents weigh high hopes, harsh reality for tighter security through technology.
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National ID Cards

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National Identity Register destroyed | Home Office

National Identity Register destroyed | Home Office | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
The National Identity Register, which was built to hold the fingerprints and personal details of millions of ID card holders, has been publicly destroyed.
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News on latest ID Card system in UK

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How Do Biometrics Work?

How Do Biometrics Work? | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
How Do Biometrics Work?. The term biometrics refers to techniques used to recognize individuals by analyzing their physical and behavioral traits. They are used to boost the level of security and access for information technology.
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Biometric information

 

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HowStuffWorks "Government-issued RFIDs"

HowStuffWorks "Government-issued RFIDs" | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
RFID is a tracking system that uses intelligent bar codes to track items in a store. Learn more about RFID and find out how smart labels work.
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Technology related to biometric passports

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EU ‘Smart Border’ IT project slammed by privacy body

EU ‘Smart Border’ IT project slammed by privacy body | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
Electronic database devised to simplify immigration faces opposition for EU data protection authorities
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ID card register to be destroyed

ID card register to be destroyed | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
All traces of the national ID card register are soon to be incinerated after the last remaining computers holding personal details were destroyed.
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British ID Card System news

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HowStuffWorks "What is a smart card?"

HowStuffWorks "What is a smart card?" | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
What is a "smart card"? Learn how an embedded microprocessor in a smart card can authenticate your computer usage and data. Learn about smart cards.
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smart card technology

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ICTs: e-government: 4.1 Data and biometric data

ICTs: e-government: 4.1 Data and biometric data | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
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E-Govt - Open University - info on Biometric data

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ICTs: e-government: 3.1 Tables and flat databases

ICTs: e-government: 3.1 Tables and flat databases | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
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Open University on Govt Databases

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Tim Berners-Lee launches UK public data website

Tim Berners-Lee launches UK public data website | Govt Collection of Personal Information | Scoop.it
Web pioneer Sir Tim Berners-Lee has launched Data.gov.uk, giving access to a wealth of public data, and the Guardian launched a website to make finding that data easier
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UK Public Data Website backgorund talk

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Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

http://www.ted.com At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for "raw data now" -- for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available ...
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The Open Data Movement

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