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Washington state House approves bill to protect consumers’ biometric data

The Washington state House has approved a bill by Rep. Jeff Morris to protect consumers’ biometric data. The House of…

 

Facebook claims it can collect user biometric data without consent

Ongoing advances in facial recognition technology enable companies to potentially profit from their user base’s biometric data, and privacy advocates…

 

NTechlab launches facial recognition as a service for businesses

Russian facial recognition developer NTechlab has released FindFace.Pro, a facial recognition as a service that uses a deep learning approach,…

 

The need for dialogue: biometrics are good

This is a guest post by David Menzies, a writer and public relations consultant at Innovative Public Relations. The fact…

 

Lawsuit filed against Snapchat for using biometric data without consent

Two men filed a class-action lawsuit against Snapchat under a 2008 Illinois state law that requires a company to obtain…

 

NTIA finalizes commercial facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) finalized its privacy guidelines for the commercial use of facial recognition last week….

 

Facebook request to dismiss privacy lawsuit rejected

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has rejected Facebook’s request to dismiss a potential…

 

Facial recognition app being used to harass Russian adult film actresses

International Business Times is reporting that FindFace, a facial recognition app that taps neural-network technology, is being used in Russia…

 

Privacy advocates continue to reject facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunication and Information Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has developed a consultation process to…

 

NTIA near producing draft of facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of organizations involved in the privacy multi-stakeholder process focused…

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