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Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

 

WFP about to halt food aid to Houthi-controlled areas over biometric distribution refusal

Food aid distribution in Yemen by the World Food Programme(WFP) is likely to end this week, Executive Director David Beasley…

 

ID4Africa 2019 promises debate on biometric data and ID issues as market matures

The maturity of Africa’s digital identity ecosystem has led to new debates on crucial identity topics at ID4Africa 2019, ID4Africa…

 

Yoti introduces Guardian Council to maintain trust handling biometrics and personal information

Consumers are becoming less trusting of major technology companies, according to Yoti and as a company interacting with biometrics and…

 

Digital rights declaration signed by Sydney could limit public facial recognition

Sydney has signed the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights declaration, ZDNet reports, which could have significant ramifications for the deployment…

 

Facebook argues for biometric privacy class action suit to be thrown out

Facebook is attempting to quash a class action suite by arguing in an appeals court that the decision of the…

 

More than 4 in 5 Americans support airport biometrics, Unisys survey shows

A large majority of Americans support the use of biometrics to verify their identities at airports, amid growing concern about…

 

Breached CBP contractor may have been training biometric facial recognition algorithm

Facial images of travelers and license plate data have been stolen from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) subcontractor,…

 

Survey shows biometrics not trusted or understood by majority of consumers

A majority of consumers believe that switching from passwords to biometrics will expose them to identity fraud, according to a…

 

Illinois Supreme Court opens floodgates for class action litigation under state’s biometric privacy law

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP….

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