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US Air Force testing satellite network broadcasting biometric signals

Because lack of information is more dangerous than an enemy’s capabilities, a pair of vendors say they have developed a…

 

BIPA choice-of-law dismissal provides key lessons

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney Utilizing a successful choice-of-law challenge, ProctorU, Inc. was recently able…

 

Biometric data privacy complaint against Clearview proceeds after motions rejected

A California court has denied an anti-SLAPP motion and a separate motion by Clearview AI to dismiss a biometric data…

 

India unveils reworked data protection bill draft after ‘extensive consultations’

India’s federal government has released a new draft bill for public comment on personal data protection after months of extensive…

 

US State officials call for stronger biometric data security from federal regulator

A new bipartisan coalition of US officials is calling for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to adopt stronger surveillance and…

 

Big Brother Watch report suggests thermal screening tools in pandemic may have been unlawful

The scientific evidence to support the use of thermal screening to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 during the pandemic was…

 

US Army signs directive to set policies for biometrics collection, anticipate future needs

The U.S. Army has signed its first biometrics directive to consider how it will use the technology in the future,…

 

Facial recognition research community going beyond the algorithm to improve accuracy

The concept of ‘garbage in, garbage out’ applies to biometric systems just as easily as it does to coding or…

 

Nearly half of African countries lack proper safeguards for biometric data collection

New research by ICT think tank CIPESA has exposed how many African governments collect, store and manage biometric data of…

 

First-ever biometric code of practice now active in Scotland

The Code of Practice (CoP) governing the use of biometric data including DNA in criminal justice in Scotland is now…

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