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Microsoft calls for government regulation of facial recognition technology

Microsoft has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for increased regulation of facial recognition, with President Bradford L. Smith…

 

Facebook faces allegations of privacy violations and manipulating consent for facial recognition

Facebook is facing criticism for its reintroduction of facial recognition for the platform’s European users earlier this year, The New…

 

Privacy groups urge Illinois Supreme Court to rule for plaintiff definition of harm in BIPA suit

A coalition of privacy advocacy groups have filed an amici curiae brief urging the Illinois Supreme Court to rule that…

 

UK Home Office biometrics strategy underwhelms after 6 year wait

The UK Home Office has published its long-awaited biometrics strategy. The 27-page document (PDF) sets out a framework for use…

 

Mandatory fingerprinting of children in South Korea faces backlash

Legislation introduced in April by a group of South Korea lawmakers to allow the government to collect and retain fingerprints…

 

Another BIPA lawsuit over biometric time and attendance system

A proposed class action has been brought by a former employee of Illinois steel maker A. Finkl & Sons Co….

 

Lawyers urge New York businesses to employ best practices for biometric data as law evolves

As New York State’s proposed “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security” (SHIELD) Act is considered by state legislators, businesses…

 

Suprema showcasing GDPR-ready biometric access control at IFSEC 2018

Suprema will feature its GDPR-ready biometric access control solution at IFSEC 2018 next month in London. The biometrics and security…

 

Jumio launches e-book to help companies vet data processors for GDPR compliance

Most businesses on both side of the Atlantic are “woefully unprepared” for GDPR, and may not even realize their responsibilities…

 

Appeals court puts brakes on Facebook class action notification order

Facebook has been granted an emergency stay in its BIPA “faceprints” suit while an appeals court hears arguments about the…

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