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Biometric data protection policy guidance in Quebec, update in Vermont and warning in Lithuania

A new guide to implementing biometrics in compliance with Quebec’s data protection laws has been published by the Commission on…

 

Biometrics unicorns Megvii and SenseTime’s revenues reportedly bounced back from Entity List impact

Top Chinese biometrics unicorns Megvii and SenseTime are not experiencing prolonged difficulty raising funds or winning foreign contracts despite the blocks put…

 

Onfido and SingPass facial biometrics adopted for KYC checks, Wibmo launches service and iComply listed

Onfido’s identity document and biometric selfie technology is being adopted by UK fintech Curve to speed up, simplify and unify…

 

Portland face biometrics ban proposal reflects basic misunderstanding of the technology, IBIA says

Draft bills under consideration by the City of Portland to prohibit biometric facial recognition from being used by public and…

 

Prototype handheld biometric face scanner unveiled by U.S. Army Star Wars ‘nerds’

A small but growing unit within the U.S. Defense Department has created a portable and networked prototype biometrics application to…

 

The Terminator? It’s more like a modem with anger issues at this point

For all the legitimate fears that the U.S. government’s AI work is creating an uncontrollable djinn, the technology is still…

 

New Yorkers eligible for DHS biometric travel programs again after Green Light law data sharing amended

After initially banning New York residents from biometric processing under the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) in February, the U.S. Department…

 

Letter to Pelosi: Cut facial recognition spending from appropriation bills

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives seem to be making biometric surveillance a fortified position for the November general…

 

Voatz biometric voting platform complies with U.S. guidelines

Pro V&V, an independent federally-certified Voting System Test Laboratory (VSTL), has concluded the Voatz biometric blockchain mobile voting platform is…

 

Congress pushes back on White House stonewalling about biometric spying on protesters

The White House and House of Representatives are digging in for a lengthy fight over the legitimacy of digital surveillance…

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