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Congress reaches compromise on draft privacy legislation

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The newly proposed federal privacy framework comes with protections for biometric data and against discrimination.

Advocates urge Amazon to drop controversial DHS surveillance program

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

HART will become the one-stop shop for profiles that combine data from other DHS projects.

Clearview AI agrees to not sell its facial recognition database to private companies

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The landmark ruling also stops free trials to police without approval.

Documents shed light on ID.me's messaging to states about powerful facial recognition tech

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

Privacy groups are pushing states to drop the technology provider.

IRS announces it will stop use of facial recognition for identity verification

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

The decision by IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig comes after mounting backlash from lawmakers and privacy and civil liberties advocates.

Lawmakers want IRS to address security concerns with use of facial recognition on taxpayers

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

There are bipartisan calls from Capitol Hill for the tax-collection agency to consider several potential privacy and security threats posed by ID.me's technology.

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