Privacy concerns raised over NHS deal with iProov for facial data collection

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Privacy concerns raised over NHS deal with iProov for facial data collection. Image Credit: NHS
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Privacy concerns raised over NHS deal with iProov for facial data collection. Image Credit: NHS

iProov has received financial backing from private equity group which counts two Tory party benefactors among its three partners

Privacy campaigners in England have voiced concerns over a NHS contract with private firm iProov for collection of facial verification data from citizens in England. The Guardian reports that privacy...

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