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COVID mission creep could look a lot like anti-terror surveillance expansion — report

A stiff-armed warning about COVID-19 tracing programs and apps from a U.S. political think tank will likely bolster isolationist, anti-government…

 

Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Biometric registration for Kenya’s universal health coverage scheme underway

A process to capture the biometric data of an initial number of one million poor Kenyan citizens within the framework…

 

WHOOP health biometrics draw $100 million Series E financing round

Biometric fitness tracker company WHOOP announced a $100 million Series E financing round led by IVP, Yahoo! Sports reports. The…

 

Canadian shopping mall operator disables biometrics after data protection regulator report

Shopping mall operator Cadillac Fairview used digital information kiosks at 12 malls across Canada to surreptitiously collect and use facial…

 

Implications of New York’s SHIELD Act on biometric privacy

This is a guest post by Jennifer J. Daniels, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal & David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome…

 

All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…

 

Border biometrics challenges discussed at NIST conference

The challenges faced by facial recognition systems on different platforms and their future use at borders was the first topic…

 

Biometrics put to work to reduce cost and fraud in Nigerian education system

As Nigeria continuous its digital transformation drive, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is pursuing its efforts to…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit against Amazon and Pindrop refiled in federal court

A biometric data privacy lawsuit alleging that Amazon and Pindrop failed to meet the informed consent requirements of the Biometric Information Privacy…

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