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State constitution does not protect against Illinois biometric privacy lawsuit

A Cook County Circuit Judge has rejected a motion to dismiss a Biometric Information Data Privacy (BIPA) suit against Walmart…

 

USSOCOM set to test, evaluate commercial next generation biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) earlier this month issued a Request for Information (RFI) “to gain knowledge of potential…

 

UNICEF releases guidelines for use of biometric technology on children

UNICEF has released two documents outlining guidelines for the secure, efficient, and transparent use of children’s biometrics. While biometric technology…

 

Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

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…

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