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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about legislation. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning legislation. More topics may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

No let up as Aussies push for federal laws governing facial recognition

A group in Australia, including a former human rights commissioner there, has committed to writing model legislation for regulating facial…

 

The UK’s new Information Commissioner could continue to change the internet, metaverse for all

The UK’s new Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has taken the helm for a five-year term, succeeding Elizabeth Denham. Edwards has…

 

Israeli Interior Ministry asks to extend a controversial biometrics database

Israel’s Interior Ministry has asked the Knesset for an extension of an emergency order to continue collecting fingerprints until 2025…

 

Insurer not on the hook for BIPA case; Businesses say privacy cases ‘frivolous’

Businesses running afoul of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law have less backup than they might have thought. U.S. District Judge Harry…

 

Bills to block biometrics use by NY state and local police reach committees

Police in New York could have their use of facial recognition and other biometrics restricted by one or more of…

 

Proprietary information in biometric data privacy suit redacted

Documents in a legal battle over biometric data privacy alleging violations on the part of Apple will be redacted in…

 

Face biometrics panel in US realizes it has bitten off quite a lot to chew

A commission in Massachusetts debating the use of face biometrics by police has found that the topic is more freighted…

 

Motion to dismiss biometric data privacy suit over Amazon health screening rejected

A former employee of an Amazon warehouse have filed a lawsuit alleging the company’s health checks violated Illinois’ biometric data…

 

Florida bill would let police help hospitals biometrically ID the unidentifiable

A bill in the Florida state house would allow hospitals to request biometric identification of unidentifiable patients. Any law enforcement…

 

Mitek accused of biometric data privacy violations as BIPA settlements look good for lawyers

A potential class action lawsuit has been filed against Mitek alleging the company failed to meet the informed consent requirements of…

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