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Dismissed biometric privacy suit against Google appealed and filed in state court

A recently-dismissed lawsuit filed against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been given new life by the…

 

Fingerprint data sharing agreement between Japan and U.S. takes effect

Law enforcement agencies in Japan and the U.S. have begun sharing fingerprint data under a bilateral agreement, intending to strengthen…

 

Illinois Supreme Court rules against Six Flags in landmark biometric privacy case

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled against Six Flags in a landmark Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) case which could…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

 

Australian worker refusing to use biometric time and attendance loses unfair dismissal claim

A bid by an Australian sawmill worker to have his job restored after he was fired for refusing to participate…

 

Indian government continues to work out Aadhaar biometric and KYC rules

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) says that while Aadhaar account holders can block their biometrics, they cannot exit…

 

Incoming attorney general vows to protect Illinois’ biometric privacy legislation

The incoming Attorney General of Illinois, Kwame Raoul, says he will push back against any attempt to weaken the state’s…

 

Medical biometrics R&D proving to also have wide-ranging security applications

Rapidly advancing mobile-device technologies and information-sharing platforms like “wearable devices,” are hurriedly being developed which can “capture a wide variety…

 

Informed consent violations alleged in two new suits filed under Illinois’ biometric regulation

A sustainable lighting equipment company and medical supply manufacturer and distributor are the latest companies to be hit by potential…

 

Biometrics Institute publishes questions for organizations to ask for responsible use

The Biometrics Institute has published a set of five questions for organizations to ask in order to ensure the responsible…

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