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U.S. House passes bill to expand biometric technology, training, data sharing with foreign partners

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill to share biometric technology, training, and data with allied countries…

 

Insurance companies argue no obligation to defend clients in biometric privacy suits

Two insurance companies have told a California federal court that their coverage of software company Omnicell Inc. does not cover…

 

Behavioral and physiological biometrics – a marriage made in heaven

This is a guest post by Zia Hayat, founder and CEO of Callsign. Ever since Apple introduced the Touch ID…

 

Microsoft calls for government regulation of facial recognition technology

Microsoft has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for increased regulation of facial recognition, with President Bradford L. Smith…

 

Facebook faces allegations of privacy violations and manipulating consent for facial recognition

Facebook is facing criticism for its reintroduction of facial recognition for the platform’s European users earlier this year, The New…

 

Lawyers urge New York businesses to employ best practices for biometric data as law evolves

As New York State’s proposed “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security” (SHIELD) Act is considered by state legislators, businesses…

 

Appeals court puts brakes on Facebook class action notification order

Facebook has been granted an emergency stay in its BIPA “faceprints” suit while an appeals court hears arguments about the…

 

Article calls on states to improve understanding to develop biometric privacy legislation

Only one-fifth of U.S. states have actively considered or passed legislation addressing the collection and management of biometric data, and…

 

Judge criticizes “troubling theme” of misinterpretation in Facebook legal arguments

U.S. District Court Judge James Donato has scolded Facebook in a ruling, saying the company’s misinterpretation of previous court orders…

 

Biometrics stocks this week: Synaptics, NXT-ID, Suprema

Shares in Synaptics were rising this week in the wake of a report from Japanese investment bank Mizuho upgrading the…

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