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‘Consent is not almighty’: tracking facial recognition in Europe and why it gets blocked

How facial recognition is used for authorization purposes is the topic of the third of MAPFRE’s six-part ‘Mapping the Use…

 

New guidelines for calculating GDPR fines in the EU for data privacy violations

As the fines for data privacy violations mount, some clarity into how they are levied is being introduced. Enforceable since…

 

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…

 

Biometric data must be processed with ‘European values’: EDPS opinion on Data Act

Clarity is needed to ensure special types of highly sensitive data such as biometrics and health information are fully protected…

 

Ban biometrics from public spaces, EU data protection authorities recommend

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) have issued a call for a broad…

 

GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

 

EU regulators warns facial recognition in law enforcement, commercial settings may be illegal

The European Data Protection Board is worried about the legality of the use of biometric services such as Clearview AI…

 

Schools’ biometrics trials fined in Poland, launched in NJ, and criticized in Australia

A school in Gdansk, Poland, has been fined PLN 20,000 (roughly US$5,300) by the European Data Protection Board over a…

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