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Russian pols OK bill to make banks share client biometrics with government

A bill that requires banks to share clients’ biometric data with the state has been adopted by lawmakers of Russia’s…

 

Chinese authorities mum on alleged breach of a billion people’s data

Psst!  Wanna buy a billion personal records? A hacker claims to have stolen a database containing the personal information of…

 

Microsoft biometric data privacy lawsuit from former Uber drivers returned to state court

Some of the claims in a biometric data privacy lawsuit against Microsoft are being remanded to state court, after the…

 

US government committee gather evidence on biometric privacy-enhancing technologies

Biometric privacy-enhancing technologies (BPET) could play a major role in protecting the sensitive information of Americans, experts told a House…

 

Kick TikTok out of app stores to stop biometric, other sensitive data harvesting says FCC head

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…

 

Insurance coverage for Illinois BIPA ruling

By Peter Halprin and Tae Andrews, Pasich LLP Recent litigation has raised the stakes for companies facing lawsuits brought under…

 

The US wants access to EU biometric police files — report

A report out of Germany says the United States wants direct access to the police biometrics databases of European Union…

 

Scot committee likes Biometrics Commissioner’s data ideas; suggests he expand vision

Having drafted a code of practice for biometric use by three Scottish law enforcement agencies earlier this month, that nation’s…

 

Idemia exec says new innovations could improve biometric data privacy at EU borders

EU Member States and biometrics vendors are broadly ready to implement the Entry/Exit System as it comes online, as seen…

 

Corsight adds granular privacy controls to Fortify to support ethical facial recognition

Corsight AI has updated Fortify, its flagship facial recognition software, with privacy enhancements to help protect subjects’ data and address…

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