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Digital rights groups call for moratorium on biometrics in digital ID systems

Digital rights organization Access Now has posted an open letter to its website, co-signed by numerous other organizations in the…

 

SIA warns Congress against facial recognition moratorium as Huawei warns industry to listen to concerns

U.S. Congress should not place a moratorium on facial recognition technology, but instead collaborate with all stakeholders to address concerns…

 

Facebook loses motion and new biometric privacy suits filed under BIPA

Facebook is a step closer to being forced to pay out damages which could reach $35 billion in a suit…

 

Government support and regulation drives market optimism this week in biometrics and digital ID news

Government action, and in particular industry benefit from or support for new government regulation was a surprising theme in the…

 

MegaFace facial recognition dataset origin raises privacy and liability concerns

Pictures of two kids from Illinois made it to a biometric facial recognition database after their mom created a Flickr…

 

Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

In the rapidly evolving airports and borders space, all stakeholders have become convinced of the value of biometrics to balance…

 

Comparitech analyzes government use of biometrics, surveillance and data sharing

A recent investigation into surveillance states and data privacy carried out by Comparitech concludes that not even top-ranked European countries…

 

Biometrics to step in when CCPA kills the password, ImageWare exec says

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020, and brings a set of data privacy…

 

Businesses and courts continue to struggle with Illinois biometric privacy law scope

A litigating attorney specializing in cybersecurity and related issues is warning that recent lawsuits under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act…

 

Amazon calls for federal regulation of facial recognition and national data protection law

“Governments should work quickly to put in place a regulatory framework for facial recognition technology,” according to one of a…

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