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More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

 

Biometric registration keeps Brazilian voters in line for hours

Voters in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza waited for hours in mile-long lines on Saturday at the Ceará Event Center…

 

Biometrics vendors named in Illinois privacy lawsuits

Biometrics vendors serving customers in Illinois should be aware that suits targeting time-and-attendance system suppliers are the latest flavor of…

 

Juul and WeWork sued under BIPA for collecting customer biometrics

A pair of companies known for their modern approaches to old behaviors and recent controversy are among the defendants in…

 

U.S. Homeland Security to hold biometrics for 259M people by 2022 and seeks new capabilities

The IDENT database held by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will hold biometric data from at least 259…

 

Lawyers examine stringency of biometric privacy rules as Illinois’ BIPA lawsuits continue

As lawsuits filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continue to pile up, a trio of attorneys from law…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

Apple patents and Mastercard lead this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news

Innovations and new projects by major global corporations such as Mastercard, Apple, and NEC are sprinkled throughout the top stories…

 

INTERPOL urges systematic biometric data collection and sharing to combat terrorist threats

INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has emphasized to Project Kalkan countries the importance of collecting and sharing biometric data with…

 

State constitution does not protect against Illinois biometric privacy lawsuit

A Cook County Circuit Judge has rejected a motion to dismiss a Biometric Information Data Privacy (BIPA) suit against Walmart…

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