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Biometric identification only major roadblock on EU’s ‘top priority’ AI Act, legislators say

The EU’s AI Act will pass smoothly and quickly through its final legislative stage, with biometric identification one of the only potential stumbling blocks, according to figures involved in upcoming negotiations between the EU's three legislative institutions. 
Speaking at a conference* today, representatives of the European Parliament, the Council of

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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