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Microsoft, Amazon granted summary judgement in biometric data privacy lawsuits

A Washington federal judge on Monday dismissed two putative class actions by Chicago residents Steven Vance and Tim Janecyk, accusing…


Imagine the Web pointed cameras back at you. That’s what the metaverse will be like

Fans or skeptics, people considering the metaverse seem to be realizing for the first time that some of their biometric…


Consumer privacy tension increases with voice and face biometrics cases across the US

A couple of biometrics lawsuits filed recently accuse JPMorgan Chase Bank of breaking California privacy law by recording customers’ phone…


Anything with a look: a self-sovereign decentralised vision of authentication

Anything with a look: a self-sovereign decentralised vision of authentication EAB virtual lunch talk October 18, 2022 at 12:30-1:30pm CEST…


Digital Trust World 2022 to address essential questions facing digital services

Trust anchors developed for people’s physical lives need to be replicated, and in some cases improved, to support digital interactions…


Another big court decision in US litigation. Jury finds for biometric privacy rights

Privacy rights observers are calling the win by plaintiffs in Rogers v. BNSF the second landmark decision of the BIPA…


NZ privacy advocates: Laws need revamp to reflect biometric surveillance realities

An Aotearoa New Zealand privacy advocacy group thinks that nation’s approach to privacy and biometrics must be more nuanced than…


Digital ID verifier finds US consumers want better security and faster remote onboarding

Six in 10 consumers surveyed have “dueling demands for data privacy and personalization” that begin with the remote onboarding process….


Zenus raises $3.2M to tackle edge facial analysis

Zenus has secured seed funding for its approach to facial analysis after a pivot away from biometrics. The startup has…


Is open source the common denominator in EU’s digital ID wallet debate?

In any negotiation, it is smart to find an area of consensus as a platform on which to build a…

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