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Effectiveness of privacy proposals in India, Australia and the US depend on details

Observers of privacy legislation expected or planned next year around the globe are not finding a lot to be hopeful…


Facebook celebrates an easy BIPA win; two other cases get jostled

What a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive; moreso when we first file biometric information privacy…


UIDAI sets guidelines for updating biometrics of children’s Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued new guidelines for the Aadhaar digital ID, Times of India reports….


Facial recognition trials initiated to fight crime at NZ grocery stores

A grocery cooperative in New Zealand is testing facial recognition tools in several stores as a way to combat a…


Online proctoring biometrics use fails to meet Canadian legal threshold, report says

Online proctoring tools for conducting remote exams do not go far enough to ensure free, clear and individual consent from…


US biometric surveillance database reaches 10,000 data points

A privacy advocate’s database counting the United States government bodies that surveil citizens’ biometric identifiers reportedly now has 9,850 data…


First-ever biometric code of practice now active in Scotland

The Code of Practice (CoP) governing the use of biometric data including DNA in criminal justice in Scotland is now…


Global data privacy regulators set resolution on facial recognition at annual meeting

Data privacy regulators from around the world have agreed to a resolution that personal information should be used for facial…


Biometric worker monitoring: new draft guidance for the UK

An overhaul of worker monitoring has been released, in draft form, by the UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s…


Texas sues Google alleging biometric data collected without consent

Google is facing a lawsuit over alleged biometric data privacy violations from the State of Texas, after Attorney general Ken…

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