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Badge

Badge authenticates you on-demand for every application, on any device, without storing any secrets. This enables identity portability across devices,…

 

On-demand webinar: Responsible and ethical commercial biometrics

The ethical responsibilities of businesses deploying biometrics for commercial purposes are, in some cases, encoded in laws and regulations. Getting…

 

No secrets or stored credentials with Badge’s new authentication system

Badge Inc., a digital privacy firm founded by MIT cryptographers, is celebrating the launch of its patented authentication software, which…

 

Google lawsuit for collecting biometrics without consent revived in Canada

The British Columbia Court of Appeal says Yeremia Situmorang, who filed a civil claim alleging pictures of his children taken…

 

Biometrics implementations around the world undermined by lack of consent

Biometrics issues related to consent were a theme running through many of the most-read articles of the week on Biometric…

 

NYC venue company MSGE loses bid to dismiss biometric privacy suit

A lawsuit in New York City over the use of face scans to prevent some lawyers from attending Madison Square…

 

UK police have been secretly using passport database for facial recognition for 3 years

Police in the UK have been using the country’s passport holder database to conduct facial recognition searches without public disclosure,…

 

US Homeland Security asking after synthetic data systems

Synthetic data – probably including biometric identifiers — has become a must-have for U.S. security officials. The Department of Homeland…

 

Air travellers allegedly having biometrics enrolled in Digi Yatra without consent

Some security personnel and private staff at airports in India have been capturing air travelers’ face biometrics to enroll them…

 

To grow biometric datasets, Google and Telus will pay $50 for short videos of children 

The question of how to train face biometrics algorithms often comes with concerns about consent in the use of publicly…

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