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US privacy law catches insurer and Amazon; settlement nears in another case

The biometric privacy protection law in the U.S. state of Illinois continues to churn though challenges. A United States district…

 

Amazon told to stay put in court; Microsoft might escape BIPA case

There is greater clarity today regarding a key provision of the state of Illinois’ biometric privacy law, landmark legislation in…

 

Amazon rolling out ‘AI Service Cards’ for transparency on facial recognition limitations

Amazon’s cloud-computing division will roll out warnings for software in its online marketplace to tackle artificial intelligence (AI) and biometric…

 

Times are getting tight for Amazon’s Alexa and Echo voice biometrics lines

Will voice recognition become an afterthought at Amazon? Business Insider has published a lengthy piece outlining how Amazon is cutting…

 

Amazon claims to cut facial recognition bias with unlabeled data

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a method to evaluate bias in facial recognition algorithms without using annotated identity labels. A…

 

Microsoft, Amazon granted summary judgement in biometric data privacy lawsuits

A Washington federal judge on Monday dismissed two putative class actions by Chicago residents Steven Vance and Tim Janecyk, accusing…

 

Palm biometric payments grow with launch on WeChat, Amazon One expansion

Tencent’s super-app WeChat has added a new “Palm Payment” applet to enable users to pay using palm biometrics, Tech Planet…

 

People are getting an uneasy feeling about Amazon’s Astro

A wheeled, facial recognition-armed robot being sold as a security dog, a family member and a pet monitor is being…

 

$1.2B Israel defense cloud contract includes face detection; Google, Amazon workers protest

Hundreds of workers and their supporters gathered outside Google and Amazon offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham,…

 

Snap settles case for $35M as BIPA trips up Amazon and adult entertainment purveyors

Snap (parent of Snapchat) has agreed to settle a biometric data privacy complaint with a class of Illinois users for…

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