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Minnesota Courts rule that suspects must provide fingerprint to unlock phones

Earlier this week, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that a judge’s order instructing a man to submit his fingerprint…

 

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…

 

Documents reveal UK government’s out-of-court settlements over unlawful biometrics storage

The UK Home Office has been attempting to keep under wraps three out-of-court settlements with claimants who accused the police…

 

Mastercard appeal denied in case over legal fees brought on by SmartMetric patent infringement case

SmartMetric announced yesterday that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied the Mastercard appeal in which…

 

EU finds some countries not fingerprinting migrants and refugees, starts legal procedures

The EU executive has started legal procedures against Croatia, Greece, and Italy for not registering migrants and refugees in the…

 

Rapid DNA data from IntegenX system used in court to secure conviction in murder trial

IntegenX announced that results from its RapidHIT system were used in a U.S. court to secure a conviction in an…

 

Motorola, Fujifilm request verdict reversal in lawsuit involving face-detection patents

Attorneys representing Fujifilm and Motorola requested a federal judge to reverse a jury verdict and $10.2 million damages in a…

 

Indian Government argues Aadhaar card usage voluntary

The Indian government admitted to India’s Supreme Court that Aadhaar cardholders can opt out of the unique identification scheme if…

 

Former UIDAI chairman calls for appeal of Aadhaar court decision

Nandan Nilekani, the former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), today argued in an opinion piece published…

 

India’s privacy court decision to affect government databases

The “right to privacy” reference question now before India’s Supreme Court will have major implications concerning the cross-linking of Aadhaar…

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