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US Air Force testing satellite network broadcasting biometric signals

Because lack of information is more dangerous than an enemy’s capabilities, a pair of vendors say they have developed a…

 

Facebook celebrates an easy BIPA win; two other cases get jostled

What a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive; moreso when we first file biometric information privacy…

 

US renews warning about Chinese biometric technology for a world audience

In December 2020, the U.S. Homeland Security Department warned that buying biometric systems from China is “a grave threat.” Almost…

 

Covid response tech leaves Indians more exposed to data collection: briefing

India’s e-governance has gained traction during the COVID-19 pandemic and mobile phone cash transfer via the country’s biometric Aadhaar has…

 

Think tank calls for privacy safeguards on use of facial recognition systems in India

Indian government think tank NITI Aayog (National Institute for Transforming India) is pushing for clarity on safeguards to protect personal…

 

Texas sues Google alleging biometric data collected without consent

Google is facing a lawsuit over alleged biometric data privacy violations from the State of Texas, after Attorney general Ken…

 

Biometric data collection for advertising personalization comes under scrutiny

Advertisers in the UK want to analyze pedestrians’ biometrics, alongside GPS location, gender and age demographics, to create tailored advertiser…

 

Consumer privacy tension increases with voice and face biometrics cases across the US

A couple of biometrics lawsuits filed recently accuse JPMorgan Chase Bank of breaking California privacy law by recording customers’ phone…

 

Moscow data center to collect face biometrics from video streams nationwide

The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow is in the process of finalizing a new data storage center with biometric…

 

Biometric data collection by Chinese government still growing, along with breaches

Beijing appears to be ramping up its collection of biometric data, as reports roll in of increased surveillance and monitoring…

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