New passport law to prevent manipulation through "morphing"

The law on strengthening security in the passport, identity card and foreigners' documents sector, which was approved by the Federal Council a few days ago, is intended to prevent manipulation of passport applications and prevent unauthorised border crossings. With this, the legislator wants to put a stop to so-called "morphing", a technique in which digital technology is used to merge photos of two people into one image. ATHENE researcher Prof. Christoph Busch from the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences contributed his expertise to the draft law.

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