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EU data protection bodies bring the gavel down on biometric privacy violations

Fines and warnings are flying in the EU, as national data privacy watchdogs dole out disciplinary action for violations of…

 

Fingerprint biometrics on ID cards legally invalid, but EU top court declines change

The European Union’s top court has ruled that governments that mandate handing over fingerprint biometrics for identity cards are not…

 

Worldcoin fights Spanish regulator’s ban in court

After the Spanish data protection regulator temporarily banned Worldcoin from collecting personal information last week, the biometric-based cryptocurrency and proof-of-personhood…

 

Spain is the latest country to block Worldcoin over data protection concerns

Spain has temporarily banned Worldcoin, making it the latest country to impose restrictions on the iris biometrics firm’s operations. Spanish…

 

IDnow, IOTA Foundation, and others join a compliance consortium for European AML

The IOTA Foundation, IDnow, walt.id, SPYCE.5, and Bloom Labs are forming a consortium to make crypto asset service providers (CASPs)…

 

Trust Stamp partners with Partisia on secure biometric data flow, joins bank accelerator

Atlanta-based Trust Stamp, provider of AI-based biometric trust and identity services to a variety of sectors, has announced a partnership…

 

More than consent needed for legal biometric data use: Spanish regulator

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has published a guide outlining how biometric data should be used for access control,…

 

Brazil’s data authority weighs in on facial recognition at stadiums

A technical note published by Brazil’s national data protection authority, the Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados (ANPD), provides guidance…

 

Privacy group challenges Ryanair’s use of facial recognition

Digital rights group NOYB has filed a complaint against Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers. The complaint alleges that…

 

PixLab and FaceIO update privacy policy for face biometrics, age verification

U.S.-based computer vision company PixLab and its face biometrics brand FaceIO have updated their privacy policy and terms of service…

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