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Illinois Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in key biometric data privacy suit

Illinois’ Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case which could set the precedent for whether technical violations of…

 

CBP’s biometric traveler verification service is working, but privacy, implementation issues remain

“Perhaps the most challenging aspect to deploying a nationwide biometric entry/exit system is the myriad differences in logistics and locations…

 

Emotion and accent voice recognition capabilities patented by Amazon concern privacy experts

A recent patent issued to Amazon which would allow Alexa to recognize a range of user characteristics, including accent and…

 

Many biometric class action lawsuits could depend on Illinois Supreme Court harm ruling

There are approximately 100 class actions alleging violations under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that could be significantly affected…

 

Biometrics Institute and IOM webinar highlights responsible use of biometrics

Earlier this week the Biometrics Institute and UN Migration Agency IOM delivered a joint webinar titled “Understanding Biometrics: Good-practices for…

 

Biometric retail technology is ready for its close-up; but are shoppers ready for it?

The global market for retail biometrics is by all accounts in its early stages, and is significantly fragmented between regions….

 

Incoming attorney general vows to protect Illinois’ biometric privacy legislation

The incoming Attorney General of Illinois, Kwame Raoul, says he will push back against any attempt to weaken the state’s…

 

London police chief says laws and regulations holding back use of facial biometrics

London Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick says the force’s attempts to use facial recognition on CCTV cameras are being hindered…

 

DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates…

 

ACLU seeks disclosure of facial recognition plans from Homeland Security

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Services disclose its use or plans…

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