Don’t get your finger in it – commissioner slams identity scanning

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THE Administrative Court upheld on Friday a 2012 decision of the Data Protection Commissioner to impose an administrative sanction on Apollonion private hospital in Nicosia calling it to disable the fingerprint scanning system used for the employees’ check in and to destroy all the relevant data it has kept so far.

The decision is seen as a setback to efforts to digitise services and use biometric systems to ensure higher levels of security and effective data management in public-use areas.

According to a statement of the commissioner’s office, the legal basis for the contested...


Don’t get your finger in it – commissioner slams identity scanning


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