Would You Connect Your Face to Your Bank Account?

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Privacy in public is getting crazier!  This week in the news, a lot is being said about facial recognition from IBM using flickr photos to train AI without consent to a new law in the US to hopefully tighten facial recognition…but that did not stop China from linking FACIAL SCANS TO CREDIT CARD!!!  Wow!!!  What a time to be alive!

We also have updates to COPPA, DNA companies making a feeble attempt to block the FBI from their records, and more!  Join us for tonight’s Weekly News Roundup!

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Privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/11/18259624/natwest-gemalto-debit-card-fingerprint-scanner-biometric-contactless-nfc-uk

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/privacy-and-data-security/bipartisan-duo-introduce-bill-to-update-childrens-privacy-law-1

https://www.scmp.com/tech/innovation/article/3001306/you-can-soon-pay-your-subway-ride-scanning-your-face-china

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/facial-recognition-s-dirty-little-secret-millions-online-photos-scraped-n981921

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/14/facial-recognition-bill-commercial-facial-recognition-privacy-act/

https://blog.eero.com/as-we-join-the-amazon-family-were-accelerating-our-mission-to-deliver-perfect-connectivity-in-every-home/

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2196433-home-dna-testing-firm-will-let-users-block-fbi-access-to-their-data/

Business
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/microsofts-new-skype-for-web-client-an-early-taste-of-the-browser-monoculture/

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/03/11/facebook-removes-elizabeth-warren-ads-1216757

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/3/11/18258778/lg-snow-white-ice-cream-pods-sxsw-2019

https://newsroom.spotify.com/2019-03-13/consumers-and-innovators-win-on-a-level-playing-field/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/14/18265397/nuro-robot-delivery-houston-texas-kroger

Security
https://securitydiscovery.com/800-million-emails-leaked-online-by-email-verification-service/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/godaddy-apple-and-google-goof-results-in-1-million-misissued-certificates/

https://research.checkpoint.com/simbad-a-rogue-adware-campaign-on-google-play/

https://securingtomorrow.mcafee.com/other-blogs/mcafee-labs/attackers-exploiting-winrar-unacev2-dll-vulnerability-cve-2018-20250/

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