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Shifting differences among businesses on proposed federal data privacy bill

In a quick two-step, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reportedly softened its approach to a federal data privacy bill after…

 

PimEyes owner insists on ‘ethical use’ of facial recognition search site

Giorgi Gobronidze, the owner of PimEyes, a face search website that uses an artificial intelligence-based facial recognition system to find…

 

UK age verification: digital ID initiatives announced and updated

The private sector is continuing to experiment with age verification, in some cases proven through biometrics and digital ID. Yoti’s…

 

U.S. gov’t gets an earful on biometric data policy. It’s not the first earful….

Another day, another unambiguous message to government officials and business executives about biometric data — hands off. Individuals should govern…

 

Optional biometric age checks proposed for New York State

New York State Senate is considering a bill that would allow hospitality businesses like bars and restaurants to offer their…

 

Broad and deepening comfort with biometrics among U.S. consumers — survey

The convenience of biometric identification systems appears to be outweighing security concerns, at least when using multi-factor authentication, according to…

 

California BIPA copy proposed as biometric data privacy proposals proliferate

State legislators in California are proposing copycat legislation modeled on the regulation which has proven most punitive for businesses using…

 

U.S. state proposes concise list of do’s and don’ts for biometrics use

Lawmakers in the commonwealth of Kentucky are considering a surprisingly clear and concise set of rules for businesses working with…

 

Yoti age estimation, digital ID app positioned for UK regulatory updates

A pair of regulatory developments in the UK open up opportunities for technology providers, notably Yoti, just as the company’s…

 

No let up as Aussies push for federal laws governing facial recognition

A group in Australia, including a former human rights commissioner there, has committed to writing model legislation for regulating facial…

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