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Philippines legislature approves new biometric national ID

A law setting up a new biometric national ID system has been approved in both chambers of the Philippines’ legislature,…

 

Article calls on states to improve understanding to develop biometric privacy legislation

Only one-fifth of U.S. states have actively considered or passed legislation addressing the collection and management of biometric data, and…

 

Judge criticizes “troubling theme” of misinterpretation in Facebook legal arguments

U.S. District Court Judge James Donato has scolded Facebook in a ruling, saying the company’s misinterpretation of previous court orders…

 

Australian Capital Territory says proposed facial recognition legislation exceeds agreement

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has joined Victoria in claiming that the facial recognition system proposed by the country’s federal…

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce comes out against BIPA class action as suits pile up

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of Facebook in its BIPA lawsuit currently before the courts,…

 

Facebook appeals class action certification of BIPA lawsuit

Facebook is appealing the decision by U.S. District Court Judge James Donato that complainants in a lawsuit filed against the…

 

Proposed Australian facial recognition system faces criticism over mission creep, vague limitations

Critics of the Australian government’s proposed facial recognition legislation have suggested limitations to the law, such as warrants and a…

 

Holiday Inn in Chicago sued under BIPA

Holiday Inn employees in downtown Chicago are suing their employer under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, according to a Law360…

 

Google lobbies to change BIPA

Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., is lobbying to roll back photo provisions in Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), according…

 

Judge rules BIPA suit against Facebook can proceed with class action certification

A lawsuit against Facebook will continue with class action certification after U.S. District Court Judge James Donato found it the…

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