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Facial recognition among new restrictions Meta is fighting in U.S. courts

Meta is pushing back against a federal court decision allowing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to seek to impose new…

 

Porn gets the marquee in Australian opposition’s age verification bill

Amid rising global interest in online age verification, Australia’s politicians are indulging in a bit of gamesmanship, with the coalition…

 

Clearview AI tops 40 billion reference images in facial recognition database

Clearview AI’s reference database for facial recognition searches has surpassed 40 billion images, double its volume of just 20 months…

 

Age verification legislation sparks First Amendment battles

Lawmakers at state and federal levels are proposing age verification legislation to protect minors. Texas is once again able to…

 

Are US border officers using LexisNexis facial recognition service? Washington’s not saying

A small U.S. government contract with a previously anodyne data broker is tripping alarms with surveillance watchdogs. Reporting by investigative…

 

NEC partners with I3 on responsible forensic biometrics training

NEC America has announced an agreement with Ideal Innovations Inc. to facilitate training for the responsible use of facial recognition…

 

Ofcom begins rolling out age assurance guidance for UK businesses, Yoti pans the pace

The regulator tasked with ensuring websites comply with the UK’s new rules for online age assurance and protections for minors…

 

Persona selfie biometrics to verify ID for LinkedIn users in Australia, Brazil

Users of professional networking platform LinkedIn in Australia and Brazil will henceforth have their identify verified using ID authentication software…

 

Age-verification vendors could benefit from the new gang-suit of Meta

A group of U.S. attorneys general are suing Meta Platforms and Instagram, alleging that they are winking at the general…

 

US state law will still accept biometric age estimation to block children’s access online

Age estimation with biometrics remains a viable option for keeping children in the U.S. state of Utah from accessing online…

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