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DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates…

 

Illinois Supreme Court ruling to clarify legal harm of biometric collection procedure violations

A suit against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for violating the consent requirements of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) is…

 

EAB announces Biometric Data and the GDPR seminar

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Belgian research university KU Leuven and the University of Kent are joining forces to…

 

DHS expanding, modifying records system involving sensitive PII sharing

As soon as the public comment period for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) recent system of records notice (SORN)…

 

Gemalto research shows data breaches less frequent but larger so far in 2018

More than 4.5 billion digital records have been compromised in data breaches during the first half of 2018, according to…

 

Two more potential class action suits filed under Illinois biometrics law

Proposed class-action law suits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against both fingerprint door-lock maker U-Tec…

 

Wendy’s faces potential class action suit under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

Burger chain Wendy’s is the latest employer to be hit with a potential class-action suit under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Report warns of smart home tech impact on children’s privacy

A UK academic researching the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on family life has issued a call for…

 

Customer identity, privacy considered a competitive differentiator by three quarters of businesses

Safeguarding customer identity and privacy is considered a competitive differentiator by 75 percent of businesses, according to research conducted by…

 

KeyMe accused of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

A class action lawsuit has been filed against KeyMe Inc. for allegedly violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, Cook…

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