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Biometric Update regularly releases news about data privacy. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to data privacy. More tags may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Industry experts propose tips on protecting digital ID after death

Experts in the digital ID security industry are highlighting the importance of securing one’s digital ID accounts, even after the…

 

Expanded scope of biometrics collection, storage for Indian police enters into force

India’s new Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022 which gives police officers the power to collect biometric information of convicts and…

 

Judge to Amazon’s Ring: Not so fast. Your patent application needs a look-see

It is too early to strike the allegations in court that Ring doorbells record anyone in visual or hearing range…

 

Biometric data privacy plaintiffs argue Clearview’s source code not highly confidential

Clearview AI is fighting to keep the source code for its facial recognition technology confidential, while plaintiffs alleging biometric data…

 

Plaintiffs in Amazon voice biometric data privacy suit push back on dismissal motion

Plaintiffs attempting to sue Amazon over the alleged use of voice biometrics by its virtual assistant Alexa are pushing back…

 

Web3 excitement features among trends reflected in biometrics activity

A series of new biometrics products, certifications, brands and contracts made headlines this week, with decentralized identity and Web3 represented…

 

Awareness grows of infant DNA samples being used in crime investigations

Some U.S. governmental bodies are growing squeamish over law enforcement use of blood spots routinely taken from newborns to screen…

 

Report proposes digital ID changes for financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons

A report produced by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) on the state of financial inclusion in three African countries…

 

Stakeholders underscore importance of data protection legislation for Nigeria

Stakeholders who gathered recently in Nigeria’s capital Abuja for a consultative meeting on the country’s data protection draft legislation have…

 

Biometric data privacy lawsuits against Amazon, Clearview survive dismissal appeals

Neither Amazon nor Clearview AI made progress this week fending off biometric privacy lawsuits filed in the United States. Clearview…

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