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Many biometric class action lawsuits could depend on Illinois Supreme Court harm ruling

There are approximately 100 class actions alleging violations under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that could be significantly affected…

 

Biometrics Institute and IOM webinar highlights responsible use of biometrics

Earlier this week the Biometrics Institute and UN Migration Agency IOM delivered a joint webinar titled “Understanding Biometrics: Good-practices for…

 

Biometric retail technology is ready for its close-up; but are shoppers ready for it?

The global market for retail biometrics is by all accounts in its early stages, and is significantly fragmented between regions….

 

Incoming attorney general vows to protect Illinois’ biometric privacy legislation

The incoming Attorney General of Illinois, Kwame Raoul, says he will push back against any attempt to weaken the state’s…

 

London police chief says laws and regulations holding back use of facial biometrics

London Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick says the force’s attempts to use facial recognition on CCTV cameras are being hindered…

 

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…

 

ACLU seeks disclosure of facial recognition plans from Homeland Security

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Services disclose its use or plans…

 

DHS biometrics expansion to be scrutinized by Privacy Office in new fiscal year

While Congress recently passed legislation imposing potentially expensive – but unfunded –reporting and compliance requirements on Customs and Border Protection…

 

Kairos launches self-hosted facial recognition API amid legal turmoil

Kairos has announced the launch of a self-hosted version of its facial recognition API to meet enterprise privacy and security…

 

Orlando police sign on for second trial of Amazon facial recognition technology

The Orlando Police Department has signed an agreement for its second test of Amazon’s facial recognition technology despite what Orlando…

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