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Facebook loses motion and new biometric privacy suits filed under BIPA

Facebook is a step closer to being forced to pay out damages which could reach $35 billion in a suit…

 

Red Cross adopts new biometric data policy

Following a significant increase in the use of biometrics in different frameworks such as forensics, family link rebuilding or digital…

 

Comparitech analyzes government use of biometrics, surveillance and data sharing

A recent investigation into surveillance states and data privacy carried out by Comparitech concludes that not even top-ranked European countries…

 

Thermal sensor maker HGH launches new 360-degree optical system for U.S. army market

Infrared optical systems maker HGH has introduced the third generation of its SPYNEL-U 360-degree thermal and visible imaging sensor, which…

 

Facial recognition dropped from Estonian national biometric system amid funding crunch

Estonia is planning to drop the facial recognition component of its new national biometric identification system due to budget constraints,…

 

Biometrics to step in when CCPA kills the password, ImageWare exec says

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020, and brings a set of data privacy…

 

Businesses and courts continue to struggle with Illinois biometric privacy law scope

A litigating attorney specializing in cybersecurity and related issues is warning that recent lawsuits under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act…

 

Gaming manufacturers bringing facial biometrics to Vegas industry event

Video gaming machines that identify gamers with biometric facial recognition are among new technologies being demonstrated at the upcoming Global…

 

Researchers develop new method for ensuring quality in voice biometrics data collection

A new artificial intelligence-based method for collecting voice biometrics by ensuring the quality of automatic voice recordings has been developed…

 

UNHCR update shows progress toward biometric refugee registration commitment

The UNHCR has expanded its use of biometrics for food distribution to over 100 sites across eight countries, and registered…

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