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Defense arguments in biometric privacy cases uncertain as Chamber argues against private action

Only one defense used against a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuit has been successful in getting a suit dismissed,…

 

Florida considers biometric data privacy law with private action rights like BIPA

A pair of Florida lawmakers are proposing legislation to require private companies using consumers’ biometric data to obtain informed consent…

 

Facial recognition ban for local police with private right of action passes in Portland, Maine

A ballot initiative to ban face biometrics use by local police and agencies in Portland, Maine, and provide a right…

 

Digital ID services coming from private sector with government action in Australia, UK

The government of Australia is planning legislation to allow private sector organizations like banks to act as digital identity providers…

 

Washington House Committee likely sinks state Privacy Act with private right of action

A private right of action and changes to the rules for facial recognition use have been added to Washington State’s…

 

UIDAI sows confusion with Aadhaar photocopy warning, ‘normal prudence’ retraction

India’s biometric digital identity issuer scored an own goal by effectively announcing the security risks built into the scheme. The…

 

UIDAI looks at selective disclosure, Aadhaar biometrics authenticate 50M transactions a day

The Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is currently considering ‘partial authentication’ with the biometric system, The Times…

 

Campaigners threaten UK ICO with legal action over lack of age verification for porn

A group of children’s charities has written to the Information Commissioner’s Office to threaten a high court challenge if it…

 

Seoul shares face biometrics of 170M travelers with private firms

The South Korean government shared roughly 170 million face images of citizens and resident foreign nationals with the private sector…

 

Yoti seeks accreditation as private digital ID provider from Australian government

Yoti has received approval to begin the process for accreditation to enable Australians to carry out digital identity transactions and…

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