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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about data protection. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to data protection. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Athletes data privacy concerns raise question of what counts as biometrics

Professional athletes have launched an initiative called Project Red Card to protect the privacy of their sports performance data, which…

 

Facial recognition in Europe: what’s happening and how can people be protected?

Two new reports aim to establish the status quo of the use of facial recognition in Europe in public places…

 

Canadian government seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit against federal police

Canada’s Federal Government has filed a motion to have the certification of a potential class action lawsuit over biometric data…

 

French Senate seeks to protect against biometric surveillance – with biometric surveillance sandbox

The French Senate Law Commission has released a contradictory report into biometrics that seeks both to ensure France does not…

 

Meta temporarily cuts photo filters to sidestep biometric data privacy lawsuits

Meta executives have shut off some avatars and filters for their Texas and Illinois subscribers. Both states have laws restricting…

 

Privacy advocates urge EU to prohibit ‘biometric mass surveillance’ with AI Act

European Digital Rights (EDRi) and 52 other organizations have written to the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to call…

 

South Africans told biometric-SIM link is ‘next step,’ ‘evolution’ as consultation closes

Reported details and reaction are emerging to the March 2022 proposal by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA),…

 

Governments expand digital ID efforts and goals for online public service access

Governments around the world continue with efforts to establish or upgrade digital ID ecosystems in order to enhance the way…

 

Decentralized digital ID module part of a new SDK from IOTA and Zebra

A distributed ledger vendor and a specialized hardware maker have launched an edge software development kit comprised of modules for…

 

Mitek arbitration bid in biometric data privacy lawsuit rejected

A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled that Mitek is not included in the arbitration agreement between its client HyreCar and…

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