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US government assailed for its facial recognition policies

A trio of outsiders view the U.S. government’s justice and security departments, including members of its own civil rights agency,…

 

Privacy group says data protections by US states differ greatly

Looking at the rising number of biometric privacy bills being floated by U.S. states, some civil liberties advocates are concerned…

 

US privacy advocates want federal government to slow its roll on mobile driver licenses

Who lit the fire under the U.S. Transportation Security Administration? That’s what four prominent civil liberties organizations want to know….

 

EPIC urges changes to UK ICO’s biometric data guidance

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), an advocacy group specializing in privacy and human rights, recently urged the United Kingdom’s…

 

US Congresspeople really, really want a vote on a national data privacy standard

The United States is close enough to mid-term elections to read the fine print of polling rules. It is so…

 

Restrictions on police use of facial recognition proposed in US Congress

There is more legislative action in the U.S. on facial recognition technology, as four members of Congress yesterday introduced the…

 

Attorneys, digital rights advocates want facial recognition process open to discovery in court

Two digital rights groups and a defendants’ rights association are arguing in a New Jersey court that evidence discovery in…

 

A sketchy assessment of US border facial recognition systems

This week, and not for the first time, privacy advocates tried to convince the U.S. government that it should not…

 

Advocates seek higher biometric data privacy damages as settlement millions add up

The scope and impact of biometric data privacy lawsuits is coming into sharper focus, as a court considers whether claims…

 

Due process questions dominate proposed biometrics law and state supreme court cases

Privacy advocates are focusing on proposed state-wide biometrics restrictions in Massachusetts and a Michigan Supreme Court case specifically dealing with…

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