EDPB, EDPS issue opinion on proposed AI rules

(Jun 21, 2021) The European Data Protection Board and European Data Protection Supervisor released a joint opinion on the European Commission's Read More

Unemployment applicants say facial recognition service caused benefit denials

(Jun 21, 2021) Some U.S. unemployment recipients say incorrect identity verification by ID.me's facial recognition technology led to denial of unemployment benefits, VICE r... Read More

Denham issues opinion on UK's public facial recognition deployments

(Jun 18, 2021) U.K. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham offered a Commissioner's Opinion regarding the use of facial recognition by private and public entities in pub... Read More

US lawmakers reintroduce bill on biometric surveillance moratorium

(Jun 16, 2021) Democratic members of U.S. Congress reintroduced the Read More

Maryland city bans facial recognition and other biometric updates

(Jun 15, 2021) The Baltimore, Maryland, City Council approved a moratorium on use of facial recognition technology by residents, businesses and most of city governme... Read More

Global News Roundup: June 7-14, 2021

(Jun 14, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Colorado became the third U.S. state to pass comprehensive privacy legislation. The Office of the ... Read More

Roundup: Canada, EU, Luxembourg, Peru, US and more

(Jun 14, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Colorado became the third U.S. state to pass comprehensive privacy legislation. The Office of the ... Read More

DHS planning biometric system update

(Jun 14, 2021) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is preparing to transition its 27-year-old biometric systems to its new Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology in ... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, June 11, 2021

(Jun 11, 2021) I know the big news this week is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner releasing their special report to Parliament on law enforcement’s use of facial recog... Read More

OPC: Royal Canadian Mounted Police use of Clearview AI violates Privacy Act

(Jun 10, 2021) Ever since The New York Times first reported on Clearview AI in January 2020, the world has Read More