Facial Recognition Technology

On September 6, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the European Data Protection Board (the “EDPB”) on its draft guidelines on processing of personal data through video devices (the “Guidelines”). The Guidelines were adopted on July 10, 2019, for public consultation.
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On September 4, 2019, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed a challenge against South Wales Police’s use of Automated Facial Recognition technology, determining that the police’s use of AFR had been necessary and proportionate to achieve their statutory obligations.
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On August 21, 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a press release informing of its intention to further investigate a data breach that was notified by Adecco Belgium, a temporary employment agency.
Continue Reading Belgian DPA to Further Investigate Data Breach Affecting Temporary Employment Agency’s Employee Fingerprints