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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…

 

Florida considers biometric data privacy law with private action rights like BIPA

A pair of Florida lawmakers are proposing legislation to require private companies using consumers’ biometric data to obtain informed consent…

 

Law firm adds more biometric privacy litigators to address uptick in Illinois BIPA lawsuits

Shook, Hardy & Bacon, a U.S. law firm with twelve offices in the United States and London, this week announced…

 

Three new BIPA lawsuits over biometric time and attendance systems

Proposed class action lawsuits have been filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Enova Financial Holdings Inc., DaBecca Natural Foods…

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