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Face biometrics deployments increase as regulator and public push back

The regulatory heat around facial recognition continues to rise, even as implementations increase from airports to digital health credentials around…

 

Taiwan puts digital ID project on hold, Japan plans to expand use of My Number card

Taiwan authorities says they are deferring plans for the issuance of a digital ID card until crucial issues related to…

 

Ensuring facial recognition is ‘a force for good’ with Corsight’s new privacy chief Tony Porter

After seven years working on regulation of face biometrics and other technologies used for surveillance by law enforcement and intelligence…

 

Privacy of personal data like biometrics tops workplace wearable concerns in Nymi study

More than three out of four Americans would be willing to use a wearable like Nymi’s biometric wristbands to improve…

 

Open letter urges strong regulation on AI and biometrics by European Commission

European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil and human rights organizations, along with 61 other civil society organizations is…

 

iProov and Mvine’s COVID-19 passport with biometric privacy protection begins testing

iProov and identity management solutions company Mvine have co-designed a COVID-19 immunity and vaccination passport secured with biometrics, which is…

 

FTC declares facial recognition surveillance tech dangerous, warns against federal privacy pre-emption

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has come out swinging against facial recognition, issuing a proposed settlement with Paravision which Law Street reports…

 

Grounds for lawsuits based on biometric data retention in Illinois clarified by Appeals Court

A ruling by the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has clarified the criteria for standing according to Article III…

 

Biometric payment card first highlights fast start to year of mass adoption

Biometric payment cards start 2021 with a bang after their progress was closely followed in the industry for all of…

 

EU Citizens Initiative calls for ban on biometric mass surveillance systems

A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by…

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