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Google contractor accused of misleading subjects in biometric data collection project

Google’s new Pixel 4 will come with top notch facial recognition capabilities, yet the tech giant has encountered roadblocks in…


What businesses need to know about the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP….


Designing a defense: strategies for defending against an Illinois biometric class action

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP….


Rights groups urge Scotland to grant Biometrics Commissioner broad oversight mandate

A coalition of rights advocacy groups has called on Scotland’s government to expand the scope of the proposed biometrics commissioner…


Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…


‘Prone to hacking’: expert witness in Kenya’s Huduma Namba hearings first round

“[The National Integrated Identity Management System] thus is an archaic design compared to modern-day systems architecture and can be rightly…


Credence ID launches management tool for mobile biometric devices

New web-based management tool for mobile biometric ID deployments CredenceCONNECT has been launched by Credence ID, and the company has…


New biometrics privacy lawsuits filed against video sharing and loss prevention systems

A class-action suit has been filed against video sharing platform Vimeo over the use of biometric facial recognition in its…


Chinese researchers develop 500MP camera to capture facial biometrics in crowds

Chinese academic researchers have developed a 500 megapixel cloud camera that can collect detailed facial data in crowded spaces such…


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…

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