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Limit to accrual of biometric data privacy violation penalties a step away in Illinois

Illinois legislators have approved amendments to the state’s notorious Biometric Information Privacy Act to limit the definition of violations under…

 

Plan for US federal privacy law creeps toward realization but faces hurdles

As U.S. Congress considers the proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA), which would enshrine online privacy rights for all citizens,…

 

Worldcoin open-sources multi-party computation system

Worldcoin is introducing a process for processing biometrics and other data that it believes is secure enough for other companies…

 

In US and Europe, biometric data exchange key to stopping human trafficking

A new agreement between Costa Rica and the U.S. under the Department of Homeland Security’s Biometric Information Sharing Partnerships (BDSP)…

 

Court orders changes to Tanzania’s data protection law

The High Court of Tanzania has ruled that some provisions of the country’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2022 be…

 

China approves two Tesla models on privacy and data protection compliance

Tesla’s handling of personal biometric data is good enough for China, according to a report from the South China Morning…

 

Thai government to collect iris and face biometrics from Myanmar nationals

Thailand has launched a program to collect the iris and face biometrics of people from Myanmar, in what the government…

 

Think tank argues biometrics best regulated with risk-based approach

Biometrics regulation that protects against current and future risks without imposing unnecessary limitations is possible, with the right approach, a…

 

No facial recognition in supermarkets, says Dutch data watchdog

No facial recognition for supermarkets but yes for nuclear power plants: The Netherlands’ data watchdog has published a guide explaining…

 

Amendments to limit biometric data privacy damages advance in Illinois’ House

A bill to amend America’s most punitive biometric data privacy law is advancing in the Illinois legislature. As the bill…

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