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Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

Lawmakers call for new restrictions on U.S. federal agency access to state biometric data

Several U.S. lawmakers are calling for regulations to govern the use of state databases for biometric facial recognition searches by…

 

Committee calls for national debate on UK single digital identifier plan for government services

British members of parliament have called for a national debate on the government’s plans to introduce a “single unique identifier”…

 

Omidyar Network hopes to ensure African digital ID is ‘Good ID’

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

 

India issues RFP for national biometric facial recognition system

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is inviting bids from solutions providers for a new centralized Automated Facial Recognition System…

 

Amazon hit by Illinois biometric data privacy suit for Alexa recordings

A new class action law suit has been filed against Amazon under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act for recording the…

 

Aadhaar amendment for voluntary biometric verification by private sector passes lower house

India’s lower house has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, sending legislation establishing new rules for private…

 

Bringing verification into the 21st century

This is a guest post by David Thomas, CEO and founder of Evident ID Inc. The Government Accountability Office (GAO)…

 

STMicroelectronics launches biometric presence solution for low-power laptop security

STMicroelectronics has launched a biometric presence detection solution with output from its FlightSense Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor used by Intel’s Context…

 

Antitrust action could doom U.S. in AI race, Hong Kong academic argues

Any antitrust investigations by the U.S. government of Google, Facebook, and Amazon could have unintended consequences, including stifling the ability…

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