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China considers biometric data protection law to curb facial recognition abuses and secure PII

Concerns about the impact of facial recognition and other biometrics on the privacy of Chinese citizens may soon find their…

 

U.S. senators want to know how secure data from Clear coronavirus app is

A pair of U.S. senators feel biometrics services firm Secure Identity LLC is not living up to its better known…

 

China’s face-scanning regulations are fuzzy and self-serving

The only certainty about biometric facial recognition in China is that everyone’s face is being recognized. A lot. As a…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit decisions: Clearview AI loses, Shutterfly and Southwest win, TikTok in trouble

A biometric data privacy suit against Clearview AI will move forward, and in the District Court for Northern Illinois, as requested…

 

Sony AI-powered sensors for industry, retail automation hold secure biometrics promise

Sony claims to have introduced the first artificial intelligence image sensors that speed up the data collection process and deliver…

 

CRS asks, who is ‘watching the watchers’ in analysis of proposed privacy protection bills

In recent months, members of Congress have introduced four consumer privacy bills and circulated discussion drafts of two additional proposals,…

 

Legal experts warn of uncertainty and inconsistency in biometric and health-tracking technology rules

Biometric technologies are being rolled out to support health risk evaluations from a distance as people return to work, but…

 

Apple hit with second biometric data privacy suit as BIPA settlements reached and debated

The pre-installed Photos app provided on Apple devices includes a facial recognition feature which collects and processes biometric data without…

 

No revolution for biometric face-scanning regulations in China

An analysis of China’s regulatory posture finds “tentative progress” has been made in protecting some biometric data captured by government…

 

UK extends Gov.uk Verify funding, accused of risking asylum-seekers’ health with biometrics collection

Gov.uk Verify, U.K.’s digital identity system, will continue to receive funding, the Treasury decided, due to an increase in Universal…

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