Deepfakes can fool biometric checks used by banks, research finds
Fraudsters can easily use artificial intelligence to open up fake accounts online.
On May 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Texas sues Facebook for collecting biometric data without user consent
Facebook has already faced a similar lawsuit in a different state.
On Feb 15, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
IRS will ‘transition away’ from facial recognition plan amid widespread criticism
The plan attracted criticism from lawmakers and activists.
On Feb 7, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
Senators are ‘alarmed’ at what TikTok might be doing with your biometric data
Two senators are pressing TikTok for some answers.
On Aug 20, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Democrats reintroduce bill to ban government use of facial recognition
The bill has attracted a lot of support in the past.
On Jun 15, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Civil rights groups want Biden to halt government use of facial recognition
Groups are urging the president to use executive action to place a moratorium on the use of the technology.
On Feb 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Minneapolis bans police, government use of facial recognition
The Minnesota city joins others in banning the use of the technology.
On Feb 12, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
New York issues 2-year moratorium on facial recognition in schools
Gov. Cuomo signed the bill after it was sent to his desk this summer.
On Dec 23, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
If you’re a Facebook user in Illinois, you might be owed $400
The facial recognition settlement is on.
On Sep 25, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Congress puts forward bill to ban use of facial recognition
The bill would put a moratorium on its use.
On Jun 25, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
TikTok sued for allegedly collecting kids’ facial scans
Did the social media giant break the law?
On May 1, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
What is biometric data?
Here's everything you need to know about biometric data
On Feb 19, 2020 by Libby Cohen
Amazon reportedly testing biometric payments for Whole Foods
The online retail giant hopes to implement hand-scanning tech in its stores nationwide.
On Sep 4, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Judge rules police can’t make suspects unlock phones with biometrics
The ruling said doing so is self-incrimination.
On Jan 14, 2019 by Mikael Thalen