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Vision-Box renews Privacy by Design certification for biometric Orchestra platform

Portugal-based travel and aviation biometrics provider Vision-Box has announced the renewal of the Privacy by Design certification for its Orchestra…

 

City in India requires smartwatches for surveillance on sewer workers

It is a good example of what many people globally fear about biometric surveillance. A city in India requires those…

 

Busy BIPA days: Amazon, 7-Eleven and rail company BNSF

A new class action filed against several of Amazon executives, including company founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy, claims…

 

Time to talk specifics of new facial recognition legislation, Canadian privacy authorities say

Lawmakers in Canada are being urged by privacy authorities to pass new laws to protect people from the risks associated…

 

Veiled Bangladeshi women urge fingerprint biometrics as alternative to photo ID

Members of a Muslim women’s organization in Bangladesh demanded that biometrics be a replacement for photos on national ID documents…

 

Worldcoin adds layer of privacy to biometric cryptocurrency after disapproval

Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency company that assigns the eponymous digital currency with an iris biometrics scan and promised to play a…

 

Everyone wants online IDs strictly controlled — their way

European politicians are nearing a deal to push accountability on online posters through digital ID verification, while in China, executives…

 

Canadians weigh in on national digital ID with urgency, trust, fear

Opinion writers and industry figures in Canada offered a range of thoughts on the country’s inclusion of a national digital…

 

California turns to biometrics in the workplace. Law, regulations being debated

California legislators and regulators are stirring again. This time, they see problems with how employers are using biometric surveillance and…

 

U.S. gov’t gets an earful on biometric data policy. It’s not the first earful….

Another day, another unambiguous message to government officials and business executives about biometric data — hands off. Individuals should govern…

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