Senators ask FTC to investigate ID.me for deceptive business practices
They're urging the agency to investigate the company's statements on its facial recognition technology.
House panel launches probe of government contracts with identity verification company ID.me
The committee twice cited CyberScoop reporting on the firm.
Documents shed light on ID.me's messaging to states about powerful facial recognition tech
Privacy groups are pushing states to drop the technology provider.
IRS announces it will stop use of facial recognition for identity verification
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
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.
ID.me CEO backtracks on claims company doesn't use powerful facial recognition tech
The company had said it didn't use 1:many facial recognition.