Central Banks Worldwide Are Planning To Launch A Digital Currency.

According to a new research from the Bank of International Settlements, over 90% of national central banks aim to provide their own central bank digital currencies (CBDC) to the general public (BIS). In the autumn of 2021, the BIS polled 81 central banks on their involvement in CBDC work, as well as their motives and…

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Government-Wide Facial Recognition Software Usage is Under the Microscope.

Following the success of a recent effort to have the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scrap its facial recognition program, privacy advocates are now targeting other agencies that employ the technology. Public interest groups and legislators from both parties reacted angrily to reports last month that the IRS required people to upload selfies for an identity…

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