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South Carolina Biometric Data Privacy Act could increase compliance obligations

Biometric data privacy legislation has been introduced in South Carolina which could introduce a new set of compliance obligations for…

 

‘Little progress’ at state level for EU biometric database: report

National-level delays among EU and Schengen area states participating in the formation of a massive shared biometric identity database threaten…

 

Aware and Iris ID partner to bring FBI iris biometrics to state and local agencies

Aware and Iris ID have partnered to expand the biometric identification capabilities of state and local agencies across the U.S. for criminal…

 

Using real-time biometric data to bet on intense sports is almost here

Squash is fast and entertaining to watch, but is it cool enough for the Olympics? It might be if players…

 

Tech-based clothing, smart mirrors and biometrics in every room: our homes in 2071

CEO and Founder of Tech Women Today, Celia Harvey and electric heating company Rointe have revealed their joint forecast that…

 

Supreme Court suspends Mexico’s biometric registry law

The Supreme Court of Mexico has granted a request to temporarily suspend a law requiring telecoms companies to collect biometric…

 

UNHCR shared Rohingya biometric data ‘without consent’

The UNHCR improperly gathered personal information and biometrics from ethnic Rohingya refugees and shared it with Bangladesh, which subsequently shared…

 

US federal lawmakers reintroduce biometric surveillance moratorium

A proposed U.S. moratorium on the use of biometrics for surveillance by federal agencies has been revived by Democrats in…

 

Six Flags and Snapchat parent head off court decisions in biometric privacy suits

A settlement has been reached in the biometric data privacy lawsuit against Six Flags for $36 million, the Cook County…

 

Governments and tech companies are ‘gaming the rules’ on biometrics, need hard lines

Greater legislative protections on the use of people’s biometrics are needed and technology companies need to be told to desist…

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