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Biometric Update regularly releases posts about legislation. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to legislation. More topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Facebook lobbying against facial recognition laws

Facebook has intensified its state lobbying in the wake of an ongoing lawsuit filed in Illinois, but is doing so…

 

Intercontinental Hotels employees file class action over fingerprint use

Plaintiff employees of the Intercontinental Hotel Group have filed a class action lawsuit against the hotel chain over claims that…

 

Google denied immediate appeal to ruling in face recognition suit

A federal judge has denied a request by Google to immediately appeal his ruling in a class-action lawsuit that alleges…

 

Washington has become the third state to pass biometrics privacy law

Following in the footsteps of Illinois and Texas, the state of Washington has become the third state to pass legislation…

 

Illinois biometrics privacy law could be adopted by other states

Several states across the nation are looking to adopt Illinois’ biometrics privacy law as more organizations deploy biometric technology in…

 

Maryland legislation would see task force study police use of facial recognition

A bill passed in the Maryland House of Delegates and currently under consideration by a Senate committee would see a…

 

Plaintiffs say Google cannot stay proceedings in biometric privacy lawsuit

On Friday, a putative class of consumers said Google cannot stay proceedings to appeal parts of a federal judge’s recent…

 

Digital Rights Movement petitions against Israeli biometric database law

The Digital Rights Movement petitioned against the recently passed Biometric Database Law, declaring to the High Court of Justice that…

 

U.S. legislators move to limit drone surveillance and facial recognition

Bicameral legislation was introduced last week to the U.S. houses of congress by Senator Edward J. Markey and Rep. Peter…

 

EAB lobbies EU Parliament to enhance biometric testing

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) sent a letter to the European Parliament last month requesting legislation to enable easier…

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