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California AG proposes another draft of modifications to California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Attorney General (AG) has proposed yet another round of modifications to earlier proposed regulations under Chapter 20 of…

 

New data privacy law in Empire State gives biometric players options and risks

Given the unusually high tide of political, economic and health-care developments this year, executives could be forgiven for missing a…

 

California residents file class action against Clearview AI biometric data collection citing CCPA

Last month, Clearview AI was taken to court in California with a punitive class action by two residents from California…

 

Malaysia Commissioner wants facial biometrics security in Personal Data Protection Act

Clear policy is needed in Malaysia on endpoint security to reduce the risk of breaches of facial biometrics and other…

 

Movements build to ban secret use of facial recognition

State governments at opposite ends of the nation appear ready to place more controls on the use of facial recognition…

 

Scottish Parliament passes bill to address police use of biometric data

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation to establish a Biometrics Commissioner that will monitor how law enforcement captures, stores, uses…

 

Jurisdiction and pre-emption in biometric privacy suits may soon be clarified

The regular movement of Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) suits to the Northern District of California may only increase as…

 

Biometrics industry lobbies for responsible facial recognition regulation

What constitutes appropriate use of biometric facial recognition technology is the subject of Congressional hearings, draft legislation at the federal…

 

Washington House Committee likely sinks state Privacy Act with private right of action

A private right of action and changes to the rules for facial recognition use have been added to Washington State’s…

 

Lawmakers need schooling on face recognition, say subject-matter experts

Governments around the world do not understand how biometric facial recognition works, and that is leading to ill-informed or needlessly…

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