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US State officials call for stronger biometric data security from federal regulator

A new bipartisan coalition of US officials is calling for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to adopt stronger surveillance and…

 

Vendors hand kid gloves to US regulators looking at commercial surveillance online

Faced with the prospect of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission becoming active in their industry, people in the commercial surveillance…

 

Some US regulators considering new consumer data privacy rules; others want to pass

Apparently not happy to court controversy one decision at a time, U.S. regulator the Federal Trade Commission is going for…

 

FTC considers looking into commercial use of online biometric surveillance

Almost all discussion in the United States about facial recognition systems centers on government use and, more pointedly, on police…

 

FTC vet handicaps the agency’s role in biometric data privacy rulemaking

National data privacy policies are coming to the United States, according to a regulation insider, but do not expect to…

 

FTC fires a shot across the bow of anyone wanting to sell personal reproductive data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says it will go after any business that illegally monitor or handle information related to…

 

Match.com wants FTC court proceedings over users’ biometric data privacy kept quiet

Online dating company Match Group wants the court proceedings in an investigation being carried out by the U.S. Federal Trade…

 

US grapples with deepfakes as barriers to successful exploits

Deepfakes are accessible enough to have graduated from major heists and state-level misinformation to the more mundane world of fake…

 

A biometric data privacy win in court is followed by a related FTC investigation and lawsuit

Executives at facial recognition firm Clarifai may have sighed with relief in March 2021 when a judge agreed that they…

 

US senators want FTC probe into ID.me

A group of Democratic senators led by Senator Ron Wyden have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ID.me for allegedly…

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