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Nicola Menaldo represents and counsels technology and retail clients on a wide range of issues central to their business needs.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced new policies on September 14, 2023, regarding its use and acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, including facial recognition and face capture technologies. DHS also appointed Eric Hysen as the department’s first chief AI officer.Continue Reading DHS Announces New Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition, Face Capture, and Facial Analysis Policies

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy statement on May 18, 2023, addressing concerns relating to the collection and use of biometric information. The Biometrics Policy Statement, which the FTC’s Commissioners voted 3-0 to issue, outlines practices related to biometric information that the FTC views as violations or will take into account when evaluating possible violations of the prohibition against unfair or deceptive acts and practices in Section 5 of the FTC Act.Continue Reading FTC Issues Policy Statement Regarding Biometric Information