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Update of last year’s COPPA overhaul would include biometrics restrictions

An update to the U.S.’ well-known children’s online data privacy law has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives. It…

 

NTIA finalizes commercial facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) finalized its privacy guidelines for the commercial use of facial recognition last week….

 

NTIA near producing draft of facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of organizations involved in the privacy multi-stakeholder process focused…

 

Privacy advocates criticize Facebook’s facial recognition policy, NTIA meetings continue

Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology is once again under criticism from privacy advocates, who have argued that the technology…

 

Large-scale face biometrics deployments, ID document plan details revealed

A series of large biometrics projects, deployments and investments were unveiled in the most-read stories on Biometric Update this week,…

 

Backlash mounts over UK govt failure to implement age verification for online porn

The delay by No. 10 Downing St. to implement Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017, which provides for…

 

U.S. Senate Bill seeks protection for biometrics, other AI data

Data collected through Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based systems including face biometrics technologies could soon get better protection in the United States…

 

UK to veer away from GDPR in hope of global data-based opportunities

The UK plans to move away from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which it adopted before Brexit, with…

 

The varied applications of contactless biometrics, remote authentication on full display

U.S. federal government spending was a theme common to many of the top stories of the week on Biometric Update,…

 

Governments extending digital IDs secured with biometrics, from mDLs to payments

Government digital ID programs, particularly mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) and international travel documents are a common thread found in many…

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