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Biometric privacy suits leveled against IBM and Clearview AI in Illinois

Potential class action lawsuits have been filed against IBM and Clearview AI for alleged violations of the Illinois’ Biometric Information…

 

Australians accepting of biometric identification despite privacy concerns

More than 80 percent of Australians are “extremely concerned” about privacy threats associated with biometric technology for identity verification, but…

 

China’s guidelines for facial recognition payments stress biometric data protection

The Payment & Clearing Association of China has introduced its first guidelines for facial recognition payments, addressing user consent and…

 

Thales uses Gemalto tech to enhance biometric matching performance, protect environment

Thales is applying technologies from the aerospace industry to enhance its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance and lower detrimental impact…

 

Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…

 

Santander Mexico biometric data collection initiative aims to enroll 3.7 million banking customers

Banco Santander México is collecting biometric data such as fingerprints and facial prints for client registration, and plans on registering…

 

Biometrics vendors increasingly targeted by data privacy act plaintiffs, and other defendants too

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against fingerprint and background check service provider Biometric Impressions for allegedly failing…

 

Belgian Data Protection Authority warns supermarket chain Carrefour about biometric data collection

The Belgian Data Protection Authority – the former Privacy Commission – wants to open an investigation into Carrefour, accusing the…

 

U.S. lawmakers hold third facial recognition hearing as more government bans and privacy bills introduced

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

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