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Proposed US privacy protections make it out of subcommittee, but the future’s dim

Muted concern about a privacy rights bill being debated in the U.S. House of Representatives did not prevent it this…


UK data regulator ICO sets out plan to be recognized and used by public and business

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data regulator, has launched a plan to become better known and better used…


London police paying public to test live facial recognition during live operation

London Metropolitan Police have been paying members of the public £50 (US$59) to take part in live facial recognition testing…


Will EU digital identity drop the unique identifier?

The European Commission may be changing its mind about its proposed requirement for all European Union member states to incorporate…


Tension between Brazil’s digital ID system and rules slowing progress

A new report published by Cambridge University Press highlights data protection and justice concerns related to Brazil’s national digital ID….


Lovelace Institute calls for stiff regulation covering biometric data in US

UK-based tech research and advocacy organization The Ada Lovelace Institute has posted a critique of biometrics oversight in America, written…


Microsoft biometric data privacy lawsuit from former Uber drivers returned to state court

Some of the claims in a biometric data privacy lawsuit against Microsoft are being remanded to state court, after the…


UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…


US government committee gather evidence on biometric privacy-enhancing technologies

Biometric privacy-enhancing technologies (BPET) could play a major role in protecting the sensitive information of Americans, experts told a House…


New York school districts plan facial recognition security despite ban

A moratorium on the use of facial recognition in New York State schools has not prevented a pair of districts…

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