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Meta temporarily cuts photo filters to sidestep biometric data privacy lawsuits

Meta executives have shut off some avatars and filters for their Texas and Illinois subscribers. Both states have laws restricting…

 

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…

 

Biometric data privacy claims proceed against Meta and Google, Jumio settlement protects client

A biometric data privacy suit brought against Meta by non-Facebook users is advancing to trial after U.S. District Court Judge…

 

California BIPA copy proposed as biometric data privacy proposals proliferate

State legislators in California are proposing copycat legislation modeled on the regulation which has proven most punitive for businesses using…

 

Meta: Is there a frequent-defendant discount?

Potentially massive civil penalties are on the line in a new biometric data privacy lawsuit filed against Meta Platforms by…

 

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…

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