UK tax office ordered to delete millions of unlawful biometric voiceprints56

The UK’s data protection watchdog has issued the government department responsible for collecting taxes with a final enforcement notice, after an investigation found HMRC had collected biometric data from millions of citizens without obtaining proper consent.

HMRC has 28 days from the May 9 notice to delete any Voice ID records where it did not obtain explicit consent to record and create a unique biometric voiceprint linked to the individual’s identity.

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https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/10/uk-tax-office-ordered-to-delete-millions-of-unlawful-biometric-voiceprints/

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