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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…

 

Postal Service moves to dismiss biometric data privacy suit

The U.S. Postal Service has filed a motion to have a lawsuit alleging it failed to meet its legal obligations…

 

Neither AI inaccuracy nor FOIA requests nor human rights stays USPS surveillance

For some privacy advocates in the United States, news that the U.S. Postal Service is accused of using facial recognition…

 

DHS must table self-serving biometrics report — EPIC

A First Amendment advocacy group has strongly criticized a new Homeland Security report for ignoring the price Americans might pay…

 

Pace of EU live biometric surveillance regulation prompts Reclaim Your Face movement

Dozens of allied European civil society groups, incredulous that few of the continent’s governments have, in their eyes, been able…

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