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Biometric data privacy allegations are getting intense. Just ask White Castle and Amazon

Two new proposed take-downs of the most prominent state-level biometric privacy law in the United States have been launched. The…

 

Plurilock biometrics secure Amazon WorkSpaces; $1.4M in sales for subsidiary

Plurilock’s zero-trust cybersecurity solution with biometrics will be available for Amazon WorkSpaces virtual sessions, the company said. It also confirmed…

 

Busy BIPA days: Amazon, 7-Eleven and rail company BNSF

A new class action filed against several of Amazon executives, including company founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy, claims…

 

Biometric data privacy lawsuit against Amazon split between state and federal courts

Amazon will face two biometric data privacy claims over voice biometrics allegedly collected by its digital assistant Alexa without meeting…

 

Motion to dismiss biometric data privacy suit over Amazon health screening rejected

A former employee of an Amazon warehouse have filed a lawsuit alleging the company’s health checks violated Illinois’ biometric data…

 

Amazon Ring patents hint at biometric surveillance capabilities

A series of 17 patents granted to Amazon for its Ring products over the last two years seems to suggest…

 

US government leans into airport biometrics, providers envision automation options

An executive order signed this week by U.S. President Joe Biden could boost funding for the Transportation Security Administration’s biometric…

 

Application of state biometric data privacy laws for companies, feds debated

Differences between how biometrics use is treated in state and federal laws in the United States are behind motions to…

 

Mantra Softech, Amazon, and PopID biometrics for retail payments advance

Mantra Softech is deploying almost 25,000 of its mTerminal100 biometric devices across various businesses in Uttar Pradesh after winning a…

 

Raft of new legal headaches from biometrics use for three consumer product companies

Amazon, Meta/Facebook and, improbably, Proctor & Gamble are wrangling with new legal drama involving consumers’ biometric identifiers. Amazon is being…

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