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California legislature advances biometric privacy bill with private right of action

By Amy Miller
  • 06 Apr 2022 17:17
  • 06 Apr 2022 17:53
A California proposal expanding consumer protections for biometric information moved forward in the state legislature this week, despite concerted opposition from business groups.
The proposed California Biometric Information Privacy Act would require all companies to obtain consent before collecting biometric information, and they could be hit with a costly class

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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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