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AI Now Institute calls for regulation of facial recognition and compares affect recognition to phrenology

Days after the latest call from Microsoft for regulation of facial recognition, The AI Now Institute has published its third…

 

OBIM transferred to DHS management under long-stalled cyber legislation signed into law

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM) is being transferred to DHS’s Management Directorate, DHS…

 

Illinois Supreme Court Justices sceptical of defendant position on harm in biometric privacy suit

At least three of seven Illinois Supreme Court justices appear to be sceptical of the position expressed in oral arguments…

 

Illinois Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in key biometric data privacy suit

Illinois’ Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case which could set the precedent for whether technical violations of…

 

Many biometric class action lawsuits could depend on Illinois Supreme Court harm ruling

There are approximately 100 class actions alleging violations under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that could be significantly affected…

 

Incoming attorney general vows to protect Illinois’ biometric privacy legislation

The incoming Attorney General of Illinois, Kwame Raoul, says he will push back against any attempt to weaken the state’s…

 

London police chief says laws and regulations holding back use of facial biometrics

London Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick says the force’s attempts to use facial recognition on CCTV cameras are being hindered…

 

Hospital maintenance company faces latest potential class action suit under Illinois biometrics law

Pennsylvania-based hospital housekeeping company Xanitos Inc. is the latest company hit with a potential class-action law suit under Illinois’ Biometric…

 

TSA’s ‘Biometric Roadmap’ may need more funding under new law, former deputy administrator says

While the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] Modernization Act “will guide our efforts to modernize aviation passenger identity verification over the…

 

Internet Association says Facebook BIPA suit could chill biometrics use

The Internet Association has thrown its support behind Facebook in its ongoing BIPA lawsuit over the social media platform’s faceprint…

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