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BRIEF: The Legislative Pushback Against Biometric Facial Recognition

BRIEF: The Legislative Pushback Against Biometric Facial Recognition

Apple’s introduction of the face-scanning Face ID system in 2017’s iPhone X went a long way in helping to make facial recognition for authentication a mainstream technology among consumers. But it was Amazon that really made facial recognition for large-scale public identification explode into the national discourse as an ethical issue, after an ACLU report…

Ipsidy Grants Access to Security Company in Peru

Ipsidy Grants Access to Security Company in Peru

Ipsidy is bringing its biometric identity technology to a new partnership with Boxer Security, S.A., a private security firm operating in Peru. Boxer provides its clients with a raft of security services that range from perimeter control and fleet transportation to consulting and events, and will be using Ipsidy’s Access platform to ensure employees make…

Facebook Privacy Issues Are Part of Larger Trend

Facebook Privacy Issues Are Part of Larger Trend

Privacy advocates continue to sound warnings about Facebook’s collection of biometric data. The concerns have mostly been brought about by the social media company’s use of facial recognition technology on users. Speaking to Bloomberg, an attorney with privacy rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation pointed to the company’s lack of transparency about the practice as the key…