Japanese police using facial recognition for investigations

(Sep 17, 2020) Police in Japan confirmed they are utilizing a facial recognition database in criminal probes, The Japan Times reports. The database compiled images of previ... Read More

A roundup of US privacy lawsuits

(Sep 17, 2020) New York Attorney General Letitia James Read More

New Utah Department of Public Safety policies regulate facial recognition

(Sep 16, 2020) New policies regulating the use of facial recognition technology have been imposed by Utah’s Department of Public Safety, FOX 13 reports. Changes include req... Read More

Court rules Vt. suit against Clearview AI can proceed

(Sep 14, 2020) A portion of a lawsuit brought by the Vermont attorney general's office over Cle... Read More

IBM urges US to limit exports of facial recognition systems

(Sep 14, 2020) In a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce, IBM urges limiting the export of facial recognition systems and highlights the need for tighter export contro... Read More

The GDPR Catch-22 in the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing app

(Sep 10, 2020) Last week, the Dutch Parliament voted in favor of an amendment to a bill regulating use of the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing application, which would improv... Read More

Portland, Ore., passes comprehensive facial recognition ban

(Sep 10, 2020) The City Council for Portland, Oregon, voted unanimously to approve a sweeping facial recognition ban that applies to public agencies and private companies, ... Read More

Audit: CBP not transparent about facial recognition technology use  

(Sep 4, 2020) An audit by the U.S. Government Accountability Office said Customs and Border Protection is not transparent enough with travelers about facial recognition te... Read More

European Commission won’t rule out potential ban on facial recognition technology

(Sep 3, 2020) The European Commission is not ruling out a potential ban on facial recognition technology, Euractiv reports. “We will not exclude any option, we will look i... Read More

Calif. passes genetic privacy bill

(Sep 2, 2020) According to Hunton Andrews Kurth's Privacy & Information Security Law Blog, the California Legislature passed the Genetic Information Privacy Act. The l... Read More