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U.S. delays Real ID compliance deadline to reduce coronavirus risks

U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the deadline for state credentials to comply with Real ID specifications to next year,…

 

Remote voting with biometrics for U.S. Congress considered after members test positive

Even before three members of Congress in Washington were confirmed to have been infected with coronavirus, a group of 50…

 

California AG proposes another draft of modifications to California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Attorney General (AG) has proposed yet another round of modifications to earlier proposed regulations under Chapter 20 of…

 

House Dem proposes digital ID and state ledger-backed currency for stimulus aid to U.S. consumers

The broad adoption of digital identity for new U.S. digital financial services is proposed in a bill tabled by the…

 

New data privacy law in Empire State gives biometric players options and risks

Given the unusually high tide of political, economic and health-care developments this year, executives could be forgiven for missing a…

 

EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

Georgia driver’s agency shares biometric, biographical data searches with immigration officials

Georgia’s Department of Driver’s Services has delivered sensitive information such as biometric facial recognition searches to authorities, including Immigration and…

 

Seattle port authority votes to work with CBP on biometric exit at Seattle airport

The Port of Seattle Commission has voted to work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the implementation of…

 

New state privacy laws for OEMs: keeping an eye on biometric data

This is a guest post by Gail Gottehrer, Founder of the Law Office of Gail Gottehrer LLC and Lisa Joy…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

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