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Amazon argues Alexa terms of service undercut biometric privacy claims as BIPA defenses considered

The terms of service provided by Amazon for its voice assistant Alexa specify the company’s policies for use and storage…

 

Facebook files biometric privacy suit appeal with Federal Supreme Court as Walmart tries novel defence

Facebook has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue of “standing” in the class-action suit against it under Illinois’…

 

Selfie biometrics extended by Veriff, GetID, VaultID as Facebook intros video face and motion detection

Based on feedback from the end-users of its customers, Veriff has expanded its language support to make its customer verification…

 

New Facebook algorithm blocks facial recognition identification in videos

Facebook has developed a machine learning algorithm based on encoder-decoder architecture to protect individuals from being identified with biometric facial…

 

Facebook to appeal to Supreme Court for biometric privacy suit dismissal

Facebook will appeal to the Supreme Court in its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) suit, seeking to have the potential…

 

Facebook loses motion and new biometric privacy suits filed under BIPA

Facebook is a step closer to being forced to pay out damages which could reach $35 billion in a suit…

 

Chamber of Commerce urges dismissal of biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others have stepped up in support of Facebook’s attempt to have a class action…

 

Authentication with Aadhaar biometrics or in person to be mandatory for GST refunds

India’s GST (Goods and Services Tax) Network has declared all new dealers must perform mandatory Aadhaar biometric authentication or physical…

 

Vendors not liable for employers’ biometric procedures as BIPA details challenged

Vendors supplying biometric solutions to employers for time and attendance tracking are not necessarily liable for damages under Illinois’ BIPA,…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

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