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China considering new law to protect biometrics and other personal data

Legislators in China are drafting a new data privacy law to protect personal information, and biometric data in particular, The…

 

Commission rules Australian worker unfairly dismissed for refusing to use biometric system

Australia’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled that a worker fired for refusing to use a biometric time and attendance…

 

Biometrics added to Washington data breach law as New Hampshire considers limiting use

Washington legislators have passed a law to extend the state’s data breach notification law to several new types of information,…

 

Amazon secures delivery contractor accounts with biometric facial verification

Delivery drivers for Amazon Flex are new required by the company to verify their identity by taking a selfie for…

 

Proposed Washington State facial recognition and data privacy law stalls in House

A proposed data privacy bill supported by Microsoft has Washington State’s failed to reach a vote in the lower house…

 

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…

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