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UNHCR works toward self-managed refugee identity with biometrics to improve settlement outcomes

The UNHCR has published a lecture on refugee inclusion and the future of humanitarian response at Roosevelt University, sharing insights…

 

Chamber of Commerce urges dismissal of biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others have stepped up in support of Facebook’s attempt to have a class action…

 

Privacy concerns raised with Vision-Box biometric cloud service for India’s Digi Yatra

The involvement of Vision-Box in India’s trials of biometrics for aviation identity checks under Digi Yatra is facing scrutiny over…

 

Respected biometrics researcher Anil Jain criticized for China connections

Renowned biometrics expert and head of Michigan State University’s Biometrics Research Group Anil Jain is receiving criticism for what is…

 

Vendors not liable for employers’ biometric procedures as BIPA details challenged

Vendors supplying biometric solutions to employers for time and attendance tracking are not necessarily liable for damages under Illinois’ BIPA,…

 

New Kairos facial recognition camera offers customer insights

Kairos has launched the Kairos Video Analytics Camera and Dashboard to help businesses get more customer data insights through customer…

 

Bangladesh to use biometrics to prevent refugee voting fraud

The Election Commission of Bangladesh has introduced a separate server to collect personal and biometric fingerprint information of people in…

 

BIPA suit brought against Home Depot for loss prevention biometrics

Home Depot is the latest company to be hit by a potential class action suit for alleged unlawful biometrics use…

 

Biometrics regulations are coming, firm warns as BIPA lawsuits pile up

Companies using biometrics should create policies and procedures for security, notice and consent, even if the law does not currently…

 

Nigeria to receive $433M from World Bank for biometric national ID registration

The World Bank is pouring $433 million (N1.5 trillion) in support into the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) of Nigeria’s…

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