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US Congresspeople really, really want a vote on a national data privacy standard

The United States is close enough to mid-term elections to read the fine print of polling rules. It is so…

 

Advocates seek higher biometric data privacy damages as settlement millions add up

The scope and impact of biometric data privacy lawsuits is coming into sharper focus, as a court considers whether claims…

 

Biometric data privacy claims against USPS, American Airlines rejected

A lawsuit alleging the United States Postal Service (USPS) violated the E-Government act with the use of face biometrics by…

 

Postal Service moves to dismiss biometric data privacy suit

The U.S. Postal Service has filed a motion to have a lawsuit alleging it failed to meet its legal obligations…

 

Dating app users sought for biometric data privacy suit

A biometric data privacy class action suit against dating sites and apps is inviting prospective plaintiffs to join on, while…

 

States emboldened to move on biometrics privacy legislation

Given the anti-establishment and anti-police sentiment curdling political discourse at both ends of the spectrum right now, it is unsurprising…

 

Senator proposes new digital privacy agency with sweeping powers

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) recently issued an initial 41-page “discussion draft” of proposed legislation, the Data Protection Act of 2020,…

 

Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas drove many of this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news items…

 

EFF urges appeals court to side with plaintiff interpretation of harm in Facebook biometric privacy suit

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging a U.S. appellate court to reject Facebook’s interpretation of the harm criteria of…

 

Security of federal information systems, protecting PII remains ‘high risk issue’

In recent years, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued literally dozens of audit reports to Congress and appropriate federal…

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