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GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

Google seeks dismissal of face biometric privacy suits and accuses firms of ‘forumshopping’

Google has alleged in court filings that two law firms have brought duplicate cases against the company under Illinois’ Biometric…

 

Consumers blind about their data — and want Uncle Sam and businesses blind too

A survey conducted in several of the major Western technology economies illustrates how consumers have abdicated control over their data…

 

Biometric wearable technologies launched for heart and patient tracking, worker exertion, auto racing

Huami, parent company of global wearable brand Amazfit, has brought its wearable AI chip to public release to provide the…

 

AWS and Pindrop named in voice biometric data privacy lawsuit as cases test liability limits

Plaintiffs in a biometric data privacy suit say Amazon Web Services’ call center operations fall under the jurisdiction of state…

 

U.S. DNA firm Thermo Fisher reportedly still helping China tamp unrest, crime

Researchers in Australia allege that biometric technology from a U.S. firm is still being used in China to indiscriminately catalog…

 

One step forward — right back to square one for Australian cops’ mobile biometric system

It is another reminder, this time from a biometrics system Down Under, that while technology can underperform, it cannot over-promise….

 

Duke biometric wearable study for early COVID-19 detection expands with iOS launch, Fitbit and Garmin partnerships

The ‘CovIdentify’ study to track biometric data for early COVID-19 detection, being led by researchers Duke University, is expanding in…

 

Google argues for biometric privacy suit dismissal based on photo and interstate commerce exemptions

Google is planning to show that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) does not apply to data taken from photographs,…

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