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Tunisia digitization programs

Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions

27 Apr 2023

Tunisia’s recent digitization programs could pave way for mass surveillance, identity theft, data exploitation, and more. Here’s why.

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Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions
27 Apr 2023
Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions
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Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection

13 Apr 2022

Authorities in Tunisia have been deliberating over a biometric ID law that bears threats to the right to privacy & other fundamental rights.

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Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection
13 Apr 2022
Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection
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We need to talk about digital ID: why the World Bank must recognize the harm in Afghanistan and beyond

15 Oct 2021

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund met this week. They didn’t discuss digital identity programs, even though the World Bank itself funds “Big ID” systems.

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We need to talk about digital ID: why the World Bank must recognize the harm in Afghanistan and beyond
15 Oct 2021
We need to talk about digital ID: why the World Bank must recognize the harm in Afghanistan and beyond
Tunisia biometric passports

بيان بخصوص بطاقة التعريف البيومترية و جواز السفر البيومتري المقترح في تونس

9 Mar 2021

بيان بخصوص بطاقة التعريف البيومترية و جواز السفر البيومتري المقترح في تونس

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بيان بخصوص بطاقة التعريف البيومترية و جواز السفر البيومتري المقترح في تونس
9 Mar 2021
بيان بخصوص بطاقة التعريف البيومترية و جواز السفر البيومتري المقترح في تونس
Tunisia biometric passports

Statement: Tunisia’s newly proposed biometric ID and e-passport threaten privacy

9 Mar 2021

Access Now joins 30 groups in sounding the alarm about Tunisia’s revived biometric ID proposal, which still poses a serious threat to Tunisians’ privacy.

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Statement: Tunisia’s newly proposed biometric ID and e-passport threaten privacy
9 Mar 2021
Statement: Tunisia’s newly proposed biometric ID and e-passport threaten privacy

Biometrics for authentication: how the future of technology is going to change our lives

11 Oct 2020
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Biometrics for authentication: how the future of technology is going to change our lives
11 Oct 2020
Biometrics for authentication: how the future of technology is going to change our lives

What is Tunisia’s unique identifier, and why is it being pushed now?

14 Jul 2020
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What is Tunisia’s unique identifier, and why is it being pushed now?
14 Jul 2020
What is Tunisia’s unique identifier, and why is it being pushed now?
Digital ID Systems

Government responses to COVID-19 reinforce the need to ask — #WhyID?

29 Apr 2020

The ongoing global health crisis has demonstrated with painful clarity the risks posed by digital identity systems that centralize biometric data, health records, and other sensitive personal information. It is essential that governments, development agencies, funders, and all other stakeholders first ask the question #WhyID.

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Government responses to COVID-19 reinforce the need to ask — #WhyID?
29 Apr 2020
Government responses to COVID-19 reinforce the need to ask — #WhyID?
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#WhyID: Protecting Our Identity in the Digital Age

21 Oct 2019

Join the growing global movement calling on international actors and governments driving the rapid spread of centralized digital identity systems to put human rights first. We can’t afford to adopt this dangerous tech without first asking — #WhyID?

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#WhyID: Protecting Our Identity in the Digital Age
21 Oct 2019
#WhyID: Protecting Our Identity in the Digital Age
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FAQ: Elections in Iraq – what will happen to the biometric data of voters?

20 Jul 2018

Iraqis’ right to privacy must be protected, especially given the threats we see in the country today.

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FAQ: Elections in Iraq – what will happen to the biometric data of voters?
20 Jul 2018
FAQ: Elections in Iraq – what will happen to the biometric data of voters?