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Practical guidance for minimizing FTC liability exposure when using facial biometrics

By David J. Oberly, attorney at Blank Rome, LLP. Still today, no regulation governing the use of facial recognition technology exists…

 

More voices on facial recognition heading for the FTC

It looks like the Federal Trade Commission will be fully staffed relatively soon, despite threats by some Senate Republicans to…

 

Updates for financial biometric operations announced in U.S. and Bangladesh

Financial regulators in the United States and in South Asia this week committed to greater protection for the biometric identifiers…

 

Surveillance skeptic nominated to U.S. Federal Trade Commission

The White House wants to draw a harder line on what is appropriate use of biometric surveillance. For his nomination…

 

FTC to publish compliance report on biometric privacy settlement with Paravision

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has said it will publish a report on Paravision’s compliance with the conditions of its…

 

FTC declares facial recognition surveillance tech dangerous, warns against federal privacy pre-emption

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has come out swinging against facial recognition, issuing a proposed settlement with Paravision which Law Street reports…

 

FTC approves facial recognition to verify parental consent under COPPA

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has allowed a new verification method that uses facial recognition technology and photographs of parents…

 

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…

 

Porn websites offer facial recognition to help find the girl next door … literally

Two porn websites are offering free facial recognition services to their users to find look-alikes or similar-looking performers online. SexFaceFinder.com…

 

Almax creates mannequins that watch customers and track habits using facial recognition

Facial recognition is an increasingly prevalent biometric technology. Italian mannequin maker Almax has produced the EyeSee  , a mannequin that spies…

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