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Federal Court in Illinois dismisses biometric data privacy case against Smarte Carte

A federal district court in Illinois recently dismissed a biometric data privacy case against Smarte Carte, based on a U.S….

 

Lawsuit filed against Snapchat for using biometric data without consent

Two men filed a class-action lawsuit against Snapchat under a 2008 Illinois state law that requires a company to obtain…

 

Biometrics Research Group releases border security special report

Biometrics Research Group, Inc., publisher of BiometricUpdate.com, recently released an updated Special Report that provides an overview and synopsis on…

 

Shutterfly settles facial recognition lawsuit

According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, a lawsuit brought by an Illinois man who accused Shutterfly of violating…

 

Google accused of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

Google has become the latest technology firm to face legal action after being accused of violating the 2008 Illinois Biometric…

 

Biometrics and smart gun technology, facial recognition, CES and fingerprint authentication trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Smart gun…

 

Shutterfly facial recognition lawsuit goes forward

A federal judge in Illinois is allowing a lawsuit against Shutterfly Inc. to proceed despite the company’s claims that its…

 

The risk of centralized storage for biometric data

This is a guest post by Don Waugh, Co-CEO of Applied Recognition. In June 2015, the United States Office of…

 

States considering biometrics capture laws may look to Illinois privacy laws

Recent class action lawsuits filed against Facebook and Shutterfly are the first to test the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act,…

 

Secret police bill passes in Canada

Last week, Canada’s anti-terror bill was passed by Parliament with bipartisan Conservative and Liberal support. Bill C-51 was originally introduced…

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