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EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

 

Russian banks advised to inform customers of biometric data collection after the fact

Russia’s central bank has issued recommendations for the biometric enrollment processes banks in the country should use to register citizens…

 

Florida considers biometric data privacy law with private action rights like BIPA

A pair of Florida lawmakers are proposing legislation to require private companies using consumers’ biometric data to obtain informed consent…

 

Thermo Fisher and American genetics expert awaken to misuse of DNA technology by China

Yale University geneticist Dr. Kenneth Kidd, who along with Thermo Fisher Scientific provided China’s government with the materials it needed…

 

Integrated Biometrics lays out challenge and proposes solution for fingerprinting children

In order to accurately enroll and verify the fingerprints of children, scanners should have a curved surface area to compensate…

 

Aviation company sued under BIPA for biometric collection procedure violations

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a former employee of Swissport USA accusing…

 

Biometric authentication added to St. Kitts’ Citizenship by Investment due diligence process

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon introduce fingerprinting as an additional layer to the ‘exhaustive’ due diligence…

 

Proposed NYC biometric data privacy law could lead to deluge of lawsuits

Legislators in New York City are expected to consider a bill this year which would amend municipal laws to include…

 

Biometric data collection regulation proposed in Arizona House

Another U.S. state is considering major new regulatory rules that would make it illegal for businesses to use biometric data…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

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