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NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

 

China cracks down on biometric data collection by apps with new consent requirement

Apps in China will be required to receive explicit consent from users to collect their biometric data starting on October…

 

Biometrics market research briefs: VCs invest $900M in authentication and identity last year

Authentication and identity management providers are the top attraction in the $6.6 billion cybersecurity venture investment market in 2019, CSO…

 

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…

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