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Facebook to remove biometric facial recognition for European users

The Irish privacy regulator said late last week that Facebook had agreed to remove biometric facial recognition data collected from…


Germany re-opens Facebook biometric probe

German data privacy authorities have re-opened a probe into Facebook and its use of biometric facial recognition technology to determine…


U.S. Senate to examine privacy and facial recognition technology

On Wednesday, July 18, Senator Al Franken, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law,…


Facebook completes Face.com acquisition

Facebook has made it official and has purchased Face.com. Face.com announced the acquisition on its blog today, saying that collaboration…


Facebook’s Biometric Facial Recognition Feature Comes Under Fire

Facebook’s facial recognition feature has come under fire from Irish regulators and now Germany as well. However, the German privacy…


Facebook in talks to buy Face.com

According to media reports, Facebook is now in negotiations to purchase Face.com.  Sources expect the social media giant to purchase…


Biometrics will Challenge the Security and Privacy of Social Networking

Privacy protection will become increasingly critical once biometrics are integrated into personal computing profiles. Currently, biometrics are mostly the domain…

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