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Claims scope decision in White Castle’s biometric data privacy suit could cost businesses billions

The biometric data privacy case Cothron v. White Castle Sys. Inc. could set a precedence for whether claims under Illinois’…

 

Lawsuit over face biometrics in school security system ruled no longer relevant

A lawsuit filed by parents against the New York State school district that planned to deploy facial recognition in schools…

 

Apple Watch to introduce more extensive biometric health data-tracking

Apple is currently working on new biometric features for the Apple Watch, including a tool for blood pressure measurement and…

 

Afghanistan biometrics risks: Better consultation could maintain confidence

The possibility of biometric databases covering millions of Afghans falling into the hands of the Taliban has led to renewed…

 

Sleep biometrics, remote healthcare, sports visualization draw millions in investment

Biometric health monitoring with wearables could reach potential new users numbering in the hundreds of millions as sub-$100 smartwatch sales…

 

Greater threats identified for Afghanistan’s highly detailed biometric databases

Further threats have been unearthed for government biometric databases in Afghanistan, which could allow the identification of millions of people,…

 

US judge rules biometric processing of public data not protected by First Amendment

An Illinois state court has rejected Clearview AI’s motion to dismiss a biometric data privacy suit against it on grounds…

 

NtechLab supplies facial recognition for Indian Railways, but privacy legislation still pending

NtechLab is implementing a facial recognition surveillance project in India intended to monitor the movement of train commuters, but civil…

 

EU studies ethics of biometrics in public spaces at request of parliamentary committees

A new study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs analyzing the ethical and…

 

‘Siri Speech Study’ app to improve Apple speech recognition

Apple launched a new iOS app this month, ‘Siri Speech Study’, designed to collect speech data and improve the speech…

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