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Legal challenge raised over UK police use of automated facial recognition

A Cardiff, Wales resident has introduced the first legal challenge to a UK police force’s use of automated facial recognition…

 

K&L Gates launches biometric data compliance and defense practice

K&L Gates, a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers in five continents, has started a practice in biometric data…

 

Advanced Discovery patents its facial recognition technology

Advanced Discovery has filed a patent covering facial recognition technology in eDiscovery workflows, designed to automate the review of large…

 

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit put on hold

Facebook Inc.’s attempts to evade legal action alleging it illegally collected biometric data using facial recognition software have been temporarily…

 

California bill calls for police surveillance technology to be approved before use

California may soon pass a third and more comprehensive measure that would provide greater public transparency for law enforcement’s use…

 

Minnesota Courts rule that suspects must provide fingerprint to unlock phones

Earlier this week, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that a judge’s order instructing a man to submit his fingerprint…

 

Facebook claims it can collect user biometric data without consent

Ongoing advances in facial recognition technology enable companies to potentially profit from their user base’s biometric data, and privacy advocates…

 

Documents reveal UK government’s out-of-court settlements over unlawful biometrics storage

The UK Home Office has been attempting to keep under wraps three out-of-court settlements with claimants who accused the police…

 

Mastercard appeal denied in case over legal fees brought on by SmartMetric patent infringement case

SmartMetric announced yesterday that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied the Mastercard appeal in which…

 

EU finds some countries not fingerprinting migrants and refugees, starts legal procedures

The EU executive has started legal procedures against Croatia, Greece, and Italy for not registering migrants and refugees in the…

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