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Comment: Targeted biometric privacy proposals fail in US state legislatures

By Amy Miller
  • 31 Dec 2021 11:30
  • 30 Dec 2021 15:23
Convincing US states to pass consumer privacy legislation is no easy task, as legislators across the country can attest.

Enacting state laws aimed specifically at regulating how businesses collect biometric information, including voice recordings, fingerprints and face scans, is even harder.

Legislators in more than a dozen US states introduced biometric-specific privacy bills this

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent


Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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