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Facebook facial recognition class action cases moved from Chicago to San Francisco

Three class actions against Facebook over allegations that the social media giant’s tag suggestion feature violates users’ privacy rights, have…

 

Biometrics in border control, aviation, financial services & more top stories

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Australian to deploy…

 

Privacy advocates criticize Facebook’s facial recognition policy, NTIA meetings continue

Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology is once again under criticism from privacy advocates, who have argued that the technology…

 

Facebook’s experimental facial recognition software identifies people using visual clues

Facebook head of artificial intelligence Yann LeCun said the company has been developing an experimental facial recognition technology that can…

 

Shutterfly slapped with class action lawsuit over facial recognition use

A Chicago man has filed a class action lawsuit against Shutterfly over allegations that the photo-book service is violating a…

 

Facebook’s latest facial recognition feature will not be launched in Europe in immediate future

Facebook recently rolled out a new service called “Moments” that expands the use of its “faceprint” technology, however, the feature…

 

Facebook lawsuit calls collection of biometrics data illegal

A new class action suit against Facebook alleges that the social media giant violated its users’ privacy rights to acquire…

 

Android app FotoTiger uses facial recognition technology for photo management

Face recognition software developer Applied Recognition announced it has launched FotoTiger for Facebook, a free Android app that allows Facebook…

 

Facebook reintroduces facial recognition feature in European Union

Facebook has been quietly restoring elements of its face recognition services in Europe, two years after data privacy advocates removed…

 

Face Guardian launches facial recognition-based image protection service

Face Guardian, an identity theft monitoring service of Face Data, announced it has launched an image protection service that uses…

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