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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…

 

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…

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