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UK Home Office under fire after losing 150K biometric records from police database

The UK Home Office has accidentally deleted an estimated 150,000 arrest history records from the Police National Computer (PNC), including…

 

Google argues alleged biometric privacy violations not covered by Illinois state law

Google has filed a motion to dismiss claims against it under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) from federal court…

 

CAYIN Technology and QNAP Systems partner on biometrics for multimedia sign solutions

Digital signage manufacturer CAYIN Technology and network-attached storage appliances company QNAP Systems have entered a partnership for the development of…

 

Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Government facial recognition policies updated in Canada, Sweden and China

Canada, Sweden and China have all made changes this week in their approaches to national use of face biometric technologies….

 

Chinese draft data protection law specifies biometrics as sensitive private data

A draft of China’s proposed personal data law has reached the first review stage in the country’s legislature, Global Times reports,…

 

Biometric database with ‘all forms of identity defense’ dangerous, Israeli govt committee warns

A committee of Israel’s Knesset has instructed the country’s interior ministry to scrub fingerprint biometric data from its database of…

 

Attorneys provide eight tips to ensure compliance with Texas’ biometric privacy law

Texas’ Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act (CUBI) is a lesser-known cousin of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, but…

 

Amazon aims to improve biometric features and privacy with new edge AI chip in Echo devices

A new processor in Amazon’s latest generation of Echo devices are giving the Alexa assistant intriguing capabilities that the company…

 

CBP biometric pilot data breached from Perceptics winds up on dark web

The report from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on last year’s breach of biometric data from a pilot…

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