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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…


Facebook wants to turbo-charge smart glasses. Researcher wonders if it can do it right

A computer security and privacy researcher who also is an investor in augmented reality took a look at Facebook’s latest…


Liquid Avatar subsidiary wins metaverse exclusive

Linking one’s real life identity to a virtual world identity is proceeding at pace as Oasis Digital Studios, a wholly…


Facebook releases pilot version of biometrics-backed digital wallet app Novi

Facebook has officially released the first pilot of the Novi digital wallet app with biometric onboarding in Guatemala and the…


Turing Video, Amazon among latest biometric data privacy lawsuit targets

Turing Video has been named in the lawsuit of a customer’s employee, which alleges violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy…


Facebook disables feature after algorithm racism incident

Facebook has apologized and disabled an artificial intelligence algorithm said to be at the origin of a popped-up message labelling…


Facebook joins ID2020, fined $5.5M for facial recognition violations by South Korea

Facebook is the latest company to join ID2020 to contribute to its efforts pioneering user-managed, privacy-protecting digital ID. According to a…


AI researchers won’t be playing ‘trust fall’ with Facebook. Or China

There are organizations that AI researchers trust less than Facebook, according to a new paper, and they are all Chinese….


Ready for handling Metaverse biometric data?

If or when the internet transitions into the Metaverse — something Facebook is already working towards — the amount of…

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