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Proposed Washington State facial recognition and data privacy law stalls in House

A proposed data privacy bill supported by Microsoft has Washington State’s failed to reach a vote in the lower house…

 

Illinois biometric privacy lawsuits against employers continue as proposed amendment stalls

Numerous biometric data privacy infringement cases continue to wind their ways through U.S. state courts, and are unlikely to stop…

 

San Francisco police rally opposition to proposed law mostly banning public facial biometrics

A committee of San Francisco’s board of supervisors heard a proposal to ban facial recognition technology from the city this…

 

Advocacy groups slam closed-door negotiations with big tech on Washington State privacy bill

The American Civil Liberties Union has come out swinging against the influence of big tech as Washington State lawmakers amended…

 

Jamaica’s Constitutional Court strikes down national biometric system

The Constitutional Court of Jamaica has struck down the country’s mandatory biometric National Identification and Registration Act and the National…

 

Appellate court rules biometrics collection alone establishes harm as Washington considers following BIPA

The Illinois State Supreme Court’s ruling that harm is established under the regulation by procedural violations in the use of…

 

Proposed Illinois legislation could be death knell for biometric lawsuits

Proposed legislation would be a death knell for private class action suits under BIPA, JD Supra reports. A bill recently…

 

Is criticism against face recognition justified? Ethical considerations for deploying commercial face recognition

This is a guest post by Melissa Doval, CEO of Kairos. Face recognition, the background Estimated to be valued at…

 

Biometrics Institute launches Ethical Principles for Biometrics to guide responsible industry behavior

The Biometrics Institute has launched a set of Ethical Principles for Biometrics at its annual U.S. conference in Washington, D.C….

 

Law firms establish biometric privacy practice groups to focus on BIPA claims

Hahn Loeser & Parks announced this week that it has established a Biometric Privacy Practice Group to focus on claims…

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