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US law could give nation 50 digital IDs backed by many more databases

Digital ID legislation that could not even get out of committee last year in the U.S. House of Representatives has…

 

Trust Stamp gets US patent notice of allowance for biometric tokenization

Trust Stamp has received a notice of allowance for a U.S. patent on technology for improving the privacy protection of…

 

With long road ahead experts suggest EU AI Act could stifle or enable biometrics adoption

The European Union’s AI Act could dramatically increase the compliance burden on biometrics developers even before their systems reach the…

 

Israeli court rejects call to delete government’s biometric database, leaves room for appeal

Five years after civil society organizations and digital rights advocates asked Israel’s High Court of Justice to cancel a law…

 

Covid changed biometrics’ retail future. Unusual circumstances led media firm to map how much

In an unusual, if not unique, tactic, a global advertising agency repeated a decadal survey about technology trends — not…

 

FTC fires a shot across the bow of anyone wanting to sell personal reproductive data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says it will go after any business that illegally monitor or handle information related to…

 

Parties seek clarity in biometric data privacy lawsuits’ scope

A series of court cases over alleged violations of biometric data privacy are gradually increasing clarity on the scope of…

 

Myanmar expands facial recognition-ready surveillance ‘safe cities’

Myanmar is creating five more ‘safe city’ surveillance schemes across the country using technology from the Chinese firms Dahua, Huawei…

 

Wales issues new guidance on biometrics in schools, clarity welcomed

The Welsh government has released new, clear guidance on how schools should prepare for implementing any technology that would handle…

 

Match.com wants FTC court proceedings over users’ biometric data privacy kept quiet

Online dating company Match Group wants the court proceedings in an investigation being carried out by the U.S. Federal Trade…

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