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Illinois biometric privacy lawsuits against employers continue as proposed amendment stalls

Numerous biometric data privacy infringement cases continue to wind their ways through U.S. state courts, and are unlikely to stop…

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

 

Odyssey hackathon to explore place of biometrics in new digital ecosystems

When the 2019 Odyssey blockchain hackathon takes place, 100 teams supported by partners and experts from a variety of stakeholder…

 

Committee recommends Australia set up biometric data security oversight body

Australia’s Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement has recommended that the government to set up an oversight body for biometric…

 

EU sets biometric standards for Entry/Exit System

The European Union has finalized specifications for the biometrics used in its Entry/Exit System (EES), which will be introduced in…

 

Law firms establish biometric privacy practice groups to focus on BIPA claims

Hahn Loeser & Parks announced this week that it has established a Biometric Privacy Practice Group to focus on claims…

 

Chinese government defends biometric surveillance in Xinjiang saying 13,000 terrorism arrests made

Chinese authorities say in a new white paper they have arrested 13,000 terrorists in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in…

 

Why your biometric data is different from your password

This is a guest post by Dr. Asem Othman, Veridium Team Lead, Biometric Science. Biometric authentication has been billed as…

 

NEC participating in SXSW 2019 with biometric art exhibit

NEC Corporation announced it is hosting an art exhibit at this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) that will apply a…

 

Google to argue online photo service is not subject to Illinois biometric privacy law

The use of facial recognition on photos of people, rather than the people themselves, is not covered by the Illinois…

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