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IOM and WFP share biometric data to improve efficiency of aid in South Sudan

An exchange of biometric information between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)…

 

Biometric case defendant argues “grossly excessive” BIPA damages violate Constitution

Illinois company World Wide Technologies (WWT) is arguing that a potential class action law suit against it under the state’s…

 

Facial recognition needs commercial testing

This is a guest post by Mary Probst, Commercial Markets Manager at Gemalto, a Thales company. Facial recognition technology is…

 

UNHCR reaches 7.2M biometric records but critics express concern

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported major gains in biometric registration in 2018, reaching 60 operations…

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

 

U.S. House Democrats urge pause on expansion of Biometric Exit facial recognition use

A letter has been sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by 20 House Democrats expressing concerns about the…

 

Marines run simulations to evaluate new biometric systems

A group of U.S. Marines and civilians recently participated in tactical exercises in rural Indiana to evaluate a pair of…

 

Seyfarth establishes biometric privacy group to help businesses cope with patchwork of state laws

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP is launching a Biometrics Privacy Compliance & Litigation Group to help businesses comply with the…

 

Biometrics Institute launches updated Privacy Guidelines to include GDPR and AI developments

The Biometrics Institute is observing Privacy Awareness Week by updating its Privacy Guidelines to provide universal direction on biometric privacy,…

 

Proposed California Anti-Eavesdropping bill to limit smart speaker data storage and annotation

Legislation under consideration in California would require companies to obtain written consent before storing or sharing data collected by smart…

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