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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Facebook’s bid to review biometric privacy case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

 

Biometrics vendors increasingly targeted by data privacy act plaintiffs, and other defendants too

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against fingerprint and background check service provider Biometric Impressions for allegedly failing…

 

Congressional committee meets on business dangers of biometrics, but talks politics

For better or worse, the U.S. Congress is getting more involved in the use of facial recognition. The House Oversight…

 

U.S. lawmakers hold third facial recognition hearing as more government bans and privacy bills introduced

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

 

New Hampshire Senate pushes back Biometric Information Protection Bill

The New Hampshire Senate has pushed back on the Biometric Information Protection Bill that the House passed last year that…

 

U.S. pushes back against international AI regulation efforts as Portland delays facial biometrics ban again

Regulating advanced technology is a touchy subject at the best of times, but a plan announced by Canada and France…

 

TechFreedom urges Supreme Court to hear Facebook biometric data privacy arguments

TechFreedom is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy…

 

NY state Assembly Member wants moratorium on biometric technology in grade schools

In the upcoming legislative session, New York state Assembly Member Monica Wallace wants to focus all 2020 efforts on a…

 

US defense bill requires comprehensive deepfake weaponization, countermeasures initiative

On December 20, President Donald Trump signed into the law the historic $738 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for…

 

Belgian Data Protection Authority includes biometric security in strategic plan

Fearing online privacy is at risk, the Data Protection Authority in Belgium wants to bring cultural change and turn privacy…

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