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Parents suing Facebook allege it profited from kids’ biometric data

A new federal class action lawsuit charges Facebook executives were until recently greedy hijackers of children’s personal data, including biometrics,…

 

Storing personally identifiable data needed for authentication wins a patent

A patent has been issued for a way of storing anonymized identifiers rather than storing personally identifiable information. It is…

 

Facebook’s not safe for face biometrics, but privacy can be built into Meta?

Days after Mark Zuckerberg announced a gorgeous new day had dawned with the creation of his holding company Meta, reports…

 

Raft of new legal headaches from biometrics use for three consumer product companies

Amazon, Meta/Facebook and, improbably, Proctor & Gamble are wrangling with new legal drama involving consumers’ biometric identifiers. Amazon is being…

 

Meta to delete Facebook facial recognition dataset, turn off features

Facebook’s facial recognition tools are being shut down and a database of a billion face biometric templates deleted, Meta VP…

 

Facebook wants to turbo-charge smart glasses. Researcher wonders if it can do it right

A computer security and privacy researcher who also is an investor in augmented reality took a look at Facebook’s latest…

 

Liquid Avatar subsidiary wins metaverse exclusive

Linking one’s real life identity to a virtual world identity is proceeding at pace as Oasis Digital Studios, a wholly…

 

Facebook releases pilot version of biometrics-backed digital wallet app Novi

Facebook has officially released the first pilot of the Novi digital wallet app with biometric onboarding in Guatemala and the…

 

Turing Video, Amazon among latest biometric data privacy lawsuit targets

Turing Video has been named in the lawsuit of a customer’s employee, which alleges violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Facebook disables feature after algorithm racism incident

Facebook has apologized and disabled an artificial intelligence algorithm said to be at the origin of a popped-up message labelling…

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