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Insurance company responsible for biometric data privacy lawsuit defense and damages

Companies found to have violated Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act may be eligible for insurance coverage of the damages, after…

 

DHS proposes new enterprise biometric administrative records system

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued notice of a new system of records called DHS/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative…

 

Digital rights group warns against normalizing and committing to facial biometrics to stem pandemic

Massive investments in facial biometrics capabilities and infrastructure to screen individuals and stop the spread of the coronavirus cannot be…

 

Most groups receiving data with prisoner tattoos ignore request to delete them: EFF

An effort to get universities, companies and others to delete digital images of U.S. prisoners’ tattoos that they received from…

 

California AG proposes another draft of modifications to California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Attorney General (AG) has proposed yet another round of modifications to earlier proposed regulations under Chapter 20 of…

 

Mobey Forum stands up expert working group to guide bank AI innovation with privacy protections

Digitally-focused banking and financial services industry group Mobey Forum has announced the formation of a new expert group which may…

 

New data privacy law in Empire State gives biometric players options and risks

Given the unusually high tide of political, economic and health-care developments this year, executives could be forgiven for missing a…

 

UK introduces CCTV data protection impact assessment guidelines and warns of biometrics risks

The UK government has released a set of guidelines and a template for organizations to assess data protection impact for…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

Biometrics and liveness detection for digital onboarding and remote banking top this week’s news

Digital onboarding and remote transactions, and the biometrics and liveness detection that enable them, make up many of the top…

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