Norway introduces forced biometric authentication

On 5 April 2017, the Norwegian government proposed an amendment to the Norwegian code of criminal proceedings to allow the police to compel the use of biometric authentication. After two quick debates, the Norwegian Parliament passed the proposition into law on 21 June.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: privacy, new law, Norway, biometric authentication

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

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