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China lead in global facial recognition surveillance market examined as rights concerns mount

Biometric facial recognition companies from China are gaining an advantage from having the largest home market and being willing to…

 

Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

Facebook files biometric privacy suit appeal with Federal Supreme Court as Walmart tries novel defence

Facebook has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue of “standing” in the class-action suit against it under Illinois’…

 

Biometric data standards in 50 countries ranked with China and U.S. near bottom

Comparitech has published a ranking of 50 countries in the world according to their biometric data collection and usage practices,…

 

CITeR Director talks research to inform dialogue on children’s biometrics and privacy

Despite the impressive advances of biometrics as a scientific field over recent years, very little is known about identifying children…

 

Kronos wins reduction of biometric data privacy suit scope amid shifting legal landscape

Biometrics vendors have notched another victory in the tsunami of lawsuits filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), as…

 

Veridos to upgrade Cyprus biometric passport and data collection system

Veridos has won a contract with the Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Ministry of Interior of Cyprus to…

 

Vsblty to provide biometric technology for ZA smart city projects as shape of future projects considered

Vsblty has announced a pair of security deployments as part of safe community initiatives in South Africa, including biometric facial…

 

EFF launches campaign for local bans on government use of facial recognition

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a campaign to empower people in the U.S. working against the use of…

 

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)…

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