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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….

 

FBI and TSA legal footing criticized at house committee facial recognition hearings

U.S. lawmakers criticized the FBI’s failure to implement five of the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO’s) recommendations and expressed concern with…

 

Yemen rebel leaders say data control issues caused biometric dispute with World Food Programme

Houthi leaders in Yemen asked the World Food Programme (WFP) to stop biometric registrations after realizing the process bypasses the…

 

European Commissioner calls for strict regulation of facial recognition to preserve freedom of assembly

European countries should strictly regulate the use of facial recognition and ensure legislative frameworks for AI systems processing biometric data,…

 

European Council sets regulatory framework for biometric data sharing between authorities

The European Council (EC) has adopted a pair of regulations to establish an interoperability framework for the EU’s justice and…

 

Biometrics Institute launches updated Privacy Guidelines to include GDPR and AI developments

The Biometrics Institute is observing Privacy Awareness Week by updating its Privacy Guidelines to provide universal direction on biometric privacy,…

 

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…

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