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Musk stirs controversy with move by X to collect biometrics

Initally biometric data will be collected from X Premium users starting September 29th

Hashtag Trending Aug.22- Biometrics not as foolproof as it seems? Meta obstructs critical emergency updates amidst wildfires in Canada; John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe...

Hacking your finger takes on a whole new meaning.  Meta/Facebook’s banning of Canadian news leaves victims of wildfires unable to share valuable and maybe...

Concerns around data hacking and identity theft via biometrics are on the rise, report says

A Capterra study of 756 Canadians has revealed that the use of biometric data has risen among consumers since the start of the pandemic,...

Canadian Civil Liberties Association says facial recognition tech in Canada should be suspended

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has released two reports examining the state of facial recognition technology (FRT) in Canada and globally, and is calling for a moratorium on the controversial technology.

How to mitigate your business risk in the new normal

With billions around the world now in lockdown, businesses have activated sometimes dated continuity plans that never envisioned their entire staff working from home. The...

Hashtag Trending – U.S. police can’t unlock phones; AirPod charging case; Listen App for podcasts

A judge rules that the U.S. government can’t ask suspects to unlock their smartphones with biometrics, a wireless charging case for your AirPods, and a new podcast app you might like.

Mastercard releases biometrics card with fingerprint sensor

A new Mastercard launched in South Africa features on-card biometrics.

Toronto firm’s authentication wearable sees first enterprise deployments

The Toronto-based authentication-by-heartbeat platform has made a deal that will see workers using the wristband in specific industries.

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