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China creates privacy codes with biometric data protections, but is it just for show?

China’s first civil code — ever — is scheduled to go live January 1. It will pay particular attention to…

 

Judge rejects Clearview AI’s motion to move or dismiss biometric privacy suits, consolidates complaints

Bids by Clearview AI to dismiss or relocate a biometric privacy suit from federal court have been rejected, with U.S. District…

 

5 reasons why biometric face scanning in schools should be banned — researchers

Research from the University of Michigan unequivocally finds that biometric facial recognition in classrooms should be banned. A study conducted…

 

Growing clarity in Illinois’ biometric privacy law shows possible defenses for third-party vendors

Suits brought under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against biometrics providers as third party vendors face hurdles which have…

 

Mask detection in line for possible call up to big league baseball, but without facial biometrics

A startup from California called Airspace has been in talks with several Major League Baseball teams about supplying mask detection…

 

Live biometric facial recognition use by South Wales Police ruled unlawful by appeals court

The use of facial biometrics for automatic public identification by South Wales Police has been declared unlawful by the UK…

 

New York commercial landlord talks facial recognition deployment across entire portfolio

Some five years ago, real estate investment trust Vornado Realty Trust rolled out facial biometric systems in its buildings across New…

 

HIPAA relaxation boosts telehealth services, Imprivata digital identity secures clinician services

Since COVID-19 confirmed how unpredictable the world is, the healthcare industry has been more interested than ever in implementing advanced…

 

IBIA and Open Technology Institute respond to commercial biometrics limitations of proposed privacy act

International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Executive Director Tovah LaDier is not thrilled with the National Biometric Information Privacy Act (NBIPA)…

 

Macy’s sued for allegedly violating biometric privacy with Clearview AI use

Macy’s use of Clearview AI’s face biometrics violated Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), according to a proposed class action…

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