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Is the US getting serious about the trade in biometrics?

Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. Congress to end what now is a free-for-all among police and intelligence…

 

Judge blocks Mexico’s biometric cell phone registry requirement

A planned biometric registry of mobile phone users in Mexico has been partially blocked by a judge, who says it…

 

Data privacy concerns persist over national digital identity system for Jamaica

Concerns about the safety of personal data to be collected for Jamaica’s National Identity System (NIDS) program have again been…

 

Draft EU rules would keep remote biometric identification under government thumb

The European Union appears ready to pick a side when it comes to using AI for mass surveillance and social…

 

Illinois state lawmakers consider biometric data privacy law overhaul

A proposal to reform Illinois’ regulation of private sector biometrics use is being considered by a State Senate Judiciary subcommittee,…

 

Clearview biometric data privacy lawsuit plaintiffs file for preliminary injunction to force compliance

Plaintiffs in the consolidated class action alleging biometric data privacy violations by Clearview AI have moved for a preliminary injunction to…

 

Colorado debates giving consumers biometric rights, including to sue vendors

A Colorado state representative is pushing a bill he introduced last month that would give people more control over their…

 

Plaintiff in Onfido biometric data privacy suit argues against appeal of arbitration decision

Onfido cannot force arbitration in a biometric data privacy lawsuit against it based on its partners terms of service, the plaintiff…

 

NYPD not true blue when it comes to facial recognition transparency

The worst-case scenario for those who want police to use a controversial facial recognition service is playing out. News is…

 

A push to make a DHS biometric program permanent

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are again pushing legislation that would make a decade-old biometric border-protection pilot program…

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