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TikTok dodges questions about biometric data collection in Senate hearing – TechCrunch

TikTok avoided questions at its first-ever Congressional hearing about its plans for the biometric data it is allowed to collect from U.S. users in
UK schools are using facial recognition to take pupils’ lunch money
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UK schools are using facial recognition to take pupils’ lunch money

Nine schools in the UK are using facial recognition to verify payments for school meals. Although the schools in North Ayrshire, Scotland claim the
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This is the real story of the Afghan biometric databases abandoned to the Taliban

Jacobsens book states that AABIS was intended to reach 80% of Afghanistan's population by 2012. That is roughly 25 million people. Although there is
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Senators challenge TikTok�s �alarming� plan to collect users� voice and face biometrics � TechCrunch

TikToks' plans to collect biometric identifications from its users has raised concerns among U.S. lawmakers. They are asking the company to reveal
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Lawmakers ask Amazon what it plans to do with palm print biometric data � TechCrunch

Senators wrote Andy Jassy, the new CEO of Amazon, Friday asking for details about how Amazon scans and stores palm prints of customers for use in
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Amazon will pay you $10 in credit for your palm print biometrics � TechCrunch

What is the value of your palm print? Amazon will give you $10 in promotional credit for enrolling your palm prints in its checkout-free shops and
Startup wants to give you crypto�just let this orb scan your eyes first
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Startup wants to give you crypto�just let this orb scan your eyes first

Sam Altman will have his way. Your eyes will not only be the window to your heart. Worldcoin was founded by the former president of Y Combinator, a