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DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit hits law enforcement provider in latest round of BIPA class actions

Motorola and Vigilant are among the latest crop of companies to be named in Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuits,…

 

Army modernizes 20-year-old biometrics database for troops patrolling foreign checkpoints

The U.S. Army has developed an update to an important 20-year-old biometric data store, known as the BAT-A database and…

 

Siri users consent before enrolling voice biometrics, Apple argues seeking BIPA suit dismissal

Apple has asked a circuit court judge to dismiss a potential class action lawsuit filed against it under the Biometric…

 

Jumio looks to settle biometric data privacy class action for $7M

Jumio has reached a proposed $7 million settlement in a class action lawsuit filed under the Biometric Information Privacy Act…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

China’s guidelines for facial recognition payments stress biometric data protection

The Payment & Clearing Association of China has introduced its first guidelines for facial recognition payments, addressing user consent and…

 

Santander Mexico biometric data collection initiative aims to enroll 3.7 million banking customers

Banco Santander México is collecting biometric data such as fingerprints and facial prints for client registration, and plans on registering…

 

Belgian Data Protection Authority warns supermarket chain Carrefour about biometric data collection

The Belgian Data Protection Authority – the former Privacy Commission – wants to open an investigation into Carrefour, accusing the…

 

France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance

French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI….

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