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Privacy rights groups call for ‘day of action’ to ban facial recognition at all schools

Fight for the Future (FFTF) and Students for Sensible Drug Policy are organizing what they call a ‘National Day of…

 

Clearview AI CEO claims First Amendment protects scraping of public biometric data

Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That appeared on CBS This Morning for an interview with correspondent Errol Barnett, after receiving a…

 

Groups call for suspension of U.S. federal facial recognition as state lawmakers weigh changes

More than 40 groups have co-signed a letter calling on the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), an…

 

Federal, state court rulings on whether biometrics protected by Fifth Amendment get murky

A recent 4 to 3 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court noticeably declined to address the matter of whether law…

 

San Diego to suspend police and ICE facial biometrics system to comply with new state law

The Tactical Identification System (TACIDS) used for biometric facial recognition by more than 30 agencies in San Diego, California, will…

 

Biometrics checks expand at Southwest U.S. border and Seattle Port as EFF seeks data collection info

Biometric facial recognition has been introduced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the El Paso Port of Entry…

 

EFF launches campaign for local bans on government use of facial recognition

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a campaign to empower people in the U.S. working against the use of…

 

U.S. Homeland Security to hold biometrics for 259M people by 2022 and seeks new capabilities

The IDENT database held by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will hold biometric data from at least 259…

 

Digital rights groups call for moratorium on biometrics in digital ID systems

Digital rights organization Access Now has posted an open letter to its website, co-signed by numerous other organizations in the…

 

Berkeley bans facial recognition use by local government

The City Council of Berkeley, California has banned all use of biometric facial recognition technology by government agencies, Gizmodo reports,…

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