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Biometric privacy claim against Pindrop and Amazon dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

Amazon and Pindrop did not violate biometric privacy law in Illinois by capturing data for voice recognition from people when…

 

ID4Africa calls on Facebook to settle face biometrics bias question through NIST testing

The presence of demographic differences in face biometrics performance has dogged increasingly dogged the modality, and been referred to in…

 

Impact of Facebook $650 million Patel BIPA settlement

This is a guest post by David Oberly, an associate at Blank Rome and biometric privacy expert. The original $550…

 

Facebook biometric data collection practices investigated by Texas AG

Facebook’s collection of biometric information is under investigation by The Attorney General of Texas to see if it violated the…

 

Facebook adds $100M to biometric privacy settlement in attempt to satisfy skeptical judge

Facebook has added $100 million to its proposed settlement in a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuit, Fortune reports. The…

 

Facebook adds biometric unlocking to Messenger on iOS

Facebook has added biometric unlocking with facial or fingerprint recognition for the Messenger app on iPhone and iPad, with Android…

 

Is the Facebook biometric data privacy lawsuit in Illinois going to trial after all?

That $550 million that Facebook Inc. agreed to pay in January to settle claims that it violated its Illinois members’…

 

Some surprising questions, fewer insights after Deepfake Detection Challenge

Few if any unique or actionable insights have resulted from a lengthy contest created by Facebook to defang deepfake content,…

 

Judge rejects “98.75 percent discount” of $550M settlement in Facebook biometric privacy case

Facebook’s $550 million settlement agreement over alleged biometric data privacy violations is in doubt, after a federal judge refused to…

 

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…

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