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Facebook says Illinois biometrics privacy law violates constitution

Facebook Inc. says an Illinois biometrics law that prevents interstate-sharing of facial recognition data violates the U.S. Constitution ( In…

 

Facebook picks up facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

Facebook has acquired facial recognition startup FacioMetrics for an undisclosed amount. Using facial image analysis to determine emotions, FacioMetrics is…

 

Facebook claims it can collect user biometric data without consent

Ongoing advances in facial recognition technology enable companies to potentially profit from their user base’s biometric data, and privacy advocates…

 

Facebook photos could be used to dupe facial recognition

In a presentation delivered at the Usenix security conference earlier this month, security and computer vision researchers from the University…

 

Facebook request to dismiss privacy lawsuit rejected

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has rejected Facebook’s request to dismiss a potential…

 

Facebook AI technology describes photos to blind users

Earlier this week, Facebook introduced a new feature for iOS users who are visually impaired that reads the contents of…

 

Biometrics and border management, voice, fingerprint and facial recognition trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Border management…

 

Facebook fights discovery bid in facial recognition lawsuit

Last week, Facebook urged a California federal judge to deny a request to conduct more discovery in a suit that…

 

Biometrics and healthcare, cybersecurity, voter registration and law enforcement trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Healthcare The…

 

Judge rules Facebook can’t be sued in Illinois for ‘faceprint’ database

A federal judge in Illinois has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Facebook’s use of facial recognition software, according to a report…

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