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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…

 

Hearing on facial recognition threats pushed back as chair questions Apple, Google

Friday, shortly after Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on National Security,…

 

House unanimously passes deepfake bill; Senate version still in committee

The bipartisan House Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act), which supports critical research to accelerate the development…

 

Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley urges biometrics industry to slow down and fix things

When Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley climbed Mt. Toubkal, the tallest mountain in North Africa, raising awareness about diversity…

 

Not there yet: Biometrics to link developing world community, hospital patient data

Researchers who conducted a new study on an effort to assign biometric IDs to HIV patients in Kenya discovered that…

 

CITeR Director talks research to inform dialogue on children’s biometrics and privacy

Despite the impressive advances of biometrics as a scientific field over recent years, very little is known about identifying children…

 

SAFR exec on global opportunities and responsibilities of facial biometrics

SAFR has come a long way from its genesis as a project to build a facial recognition feature for a…

 

Senate deepfake bill introduced after House passes companion legislation

The bipartisan Senate version of legislation passed out of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in late September…

 

Consumers still wary of digital identity security risks, study finds

Twenty-five percent of consumers surveyed revealed that they “fully understand digital identity,” while 65 percent said they apparently necessarily have…

 

More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

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