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“Biggest ever deletion of biometric IDs from a state-held database” to be carried out by UK tax authority

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ruled the collection of voice biometric data from roughly five million people by…

 

Politico reports lax Irish GDPR enforcement protects Facebook use of facial biometrics

There have been 1,928 complaints of data privacy violations in Ireland in the first year of GDPR, but no enforcement…

 

Kenya national biometric enrollment project reaches 8 million people

A nationwide mass biometric registration push by Kenya’s Interior Ministry for the country’s National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) has…

 

Advocacy groups slam closed-door negotiations with big tech on Washington State privacy bill

The American Civil Liberties Union has come out swinging against the influence of big tech as Washington State lawmakers amended…

 

DHS struggles to deploy system to collect biometrics of departing travelers; proposed FY 2019 budget will help

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to work to deploy systems and procedures to collect the biographic and biometric…

 

Proposed Illinois legislation could be death knell for biometric lawsuits

Proposed legislation would be a death knell for private class action suits under BIPA, JD Supra reports. A bill recently…

 

IARPA launches procurement process for video data to advance biometric tracking and re-identification

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has issued a request for information (RFI) for data collection from camera networks…

 

Kenya completes biometric data collection of police as public registration exercise set to begin

The roll out of Kenya’s new National Police Service Information Management System is now complete showing that the service has…

 

UK researchers develop new technique for collecting latent fingerprints from metal surfaces

Researchers have developed a new technique for producing high-resolution biometric fingerprint images from the most challenging metal surfaces, including knives…

 

Law firms establish biometric privacy practice groups to focus on BIPA claims

Hahn Loeser & Parks announced this week that it has established a Biometric Privacy Practice Group to focus on claims…

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