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Flourishing cybercrime eased by consumer disregard for data protection

Consumers in the U.S. and UK are willing to risk using applications that collect their personal data if they see…

 

Swedish data protection authority issues first fine for biometrics use under GDPR

Sweden’s data protection authority has issued a penalty of SEK 200,000 (US$20,650) to a school which used biometric facial recognition…

 

Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

 

Biometric data protection bill introduced in Massachusetts

In late January four Massachusetts state senators introduced a bill that would require companies to refrain from collecting personal and…

 

Facial biometrics specifically addressed in proposed Washington State data protection bill

A bill proposed in Washington’s state legislature would require companies using facial recognition software to obtain consent from consumers before…

 

Indian government committee proposes draft Data Protection Act and recommends changes to Aadhaar

The Srikrishna Committee has issued a draft proposal for India’s Data Protection Act, along with a report outlining its recommendations…

 

Allure Security patents method for data protection with behavioral biometrics

Data loss prevention company Allure Security has been issued a patent for a method of applying behavioral biometrics to detect…

 

Report says Kenya needs data protection law for privacy of biometric voter registry

A lack of legal protections for the privacy of citizen’s data in Kenya leaves its biometric electoral registry open to…

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