Judge Dismisses Privacy Suit Against Google Over Facial Recognition Technology

Article 0 Comments A lawsuit filed against Google by users who said the world’s largest search engine violated their privacy by using facial recognition technology was dismissed by a judge on Saturday. U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang in Chicago cited a lack of “concrete injuries” to the plaintiffs. The […]

Judge Scolds Facebook for ‘Faulty Proposition’ Over Privacy Claims

Article 0 Comments A judge scolded Facebook Inc. for misconstruing his own rulings as he ordered the company to face a high-stakes trial accusing it of violating user privacy. The social media giant has misinterpreted prior court orders by continuing to assert the “faulty proposition” that users can’t win their […]

Password Stolen; Create a New One. What If Your Retina Scan or Fingerprint Is Stolen?

Article 0 Comments A retail store’s ability to authenticate customers by scanning their unique ear or retinal patterns may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie, but this type of identification technology isn’t fictional. It’s called biometric authentication, and it has grown in popularity as traditional username and password […]