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Parents suing Facebook allege it profited from kids’ biometric data

A new federal class action lawsuit charges Facebook executives were until recently greedy hijackers of children’s personal data, including biometrics,…

 

Disclosure sought on Clearview facial recognition use and by company in separate cases

A freedom of speech group in the U.S. has filed Freedom of Information Act requests seeking details about the use…

 

Digital ID data and fragility: the Dark Side of Identity, Part 2

What can happen with data amid the realities of fragile environments such as places of conflict, natural disaster or political…

 

Rostec turns behavior analytics development to ‘smart’ anti-riot surveillance system

Rostec State Corporation is reportedly developing a new anti-riot surveillance system that will feature artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities running on…

 

Roblox biometric, Instagram liveness features seem to subtract trust

Working to make social media safe for all subscribers may be the most thankless task after spotting and deleting anti-vax…

 

Facebook’s not safe for face biometrics, but privacy can be built into Meta?

Days after Mark Zuckerberg announced a gorgeous new day had dawned with the creation of his holding company Meta, reports…

 

Aside from the human cost, kids’ digital ID theft and fraud costs the US $1B a year

Considering the online safety of children is heavy enough without thinking about the financial losses involved in biometric and demographic…

 

Meta to delete Facebook facial recognition dataset, turn off features

Facebook’s facial recognition tools are being shut down and a database of a billion face biometric templates deleted, Meta VP…

 

TikTok tells senators others collect more data. But is it that kind of numbers game?

An executive with the video social media platform TikTok refused to be cornered by U.S. senators on questions about biometric…

 

Postal Service moves to dismiss biometric data privacy suit

The U.S. Postal Service has filed a motion to have a lawsuit alleging it failed to meet its legal obligations…

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