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Apple hit with second biometric data privacy suit as BIPA settlements reached and debated

The pre-installed Photos app provided on Apple devices includes a facial recognition feature which collects and processes biometric data without…

 

Facebook pays users for their voice recordings to improve speech recognition tech

After it was caught in the act of secretly transcribing voice recordings without user consent, Facebook is officially upgrading its…

 

Adequacy of Facebook’s $550M biometric data privacy settlement questioned by overseeing judge

The judge overseeing Facebook’s proposed $550 million settlement of its biometric data privacy class action lawsuit has requested details about…

 

Facebook settles biometric face-tagging suit for $550 million

Facebook Inc. executives have said they will pay $550 million to settle accusations that the social-media icon stole and then…

 

Facebook may add a biometric security layer to Messenger app

Rumors that Facebook will implement its own biometric facial authentication for its Messenger application are incorrect, according to a report…

 

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Facebook’s bid to review biometric privacy case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

 

House Intelligence Committee chairman praised Facebook policy on deepfakes

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

 

TechFreedom urges Supreme Court to hear Facebook biometric data privacy arguments

TechFreedom is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuits make “judicial hellholes” and Facebook Supreme Court hearing top concern

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois continues to make waves, with several cases winding their way through the…

 

Non-profit legal firm argues Supreme Court should throw out biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) has filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the body to…

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