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USPTO to start verifying identities, including with biometrics, for trademark submission

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has unveiled plans of verifying individuals’ identities with face biometrics upon submission…

 

Facial recognition use increasing at US federal agencies faster than oversight, GAO reports

The use of facial recognition has become increasingly common across the government, a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability…

 

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…

 

Kick TikTok out of app stores to stop biometric, other sensitive data harvesting says FCC head

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…

 

Socure SVP sees past the migraine of dealing trust to the US government

On October 12, 2021, the top story on the front page of The New York Times was about entrenched distrust…

 

Digital Forensics for National Security Symposium

Digital Forensics for National Security Symposium National Harbor, MD  July 27 – 28, 2022 DSI’s 3rd Annual Digital Forensics for…

 

US trademark office isn’t saying why its digital ID verification plan has stalled

A postponement in the requirement that U.S. trademark applicants verify their identities remains in place without an explanation or a…

 

How far did ID.me stray in reacting to Covid identity verification contract?

Will ID.me’s U.S. Government business be the next casualty of the pandemic? According to investigative reporting by news publisher Business…

 

IBIA lauds White House order for study on facial recognition in law enforcement

An Executive Order from the White House directing American government resources towards improving public trust in policing has been welcomed…

 

A biometric data privacy win in court is followed by a related FTC investigation and lawsuit

Executives at facial recognition firm Clarifai may have sighed with relief in March 2021 when a judge agreed that they…

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