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Clearview now exempt from Illinois privacy law, facial recognition company argues

By Amy Miller
  • 08 Oct 2020 17:18
  • 08 Oct 2020 17:18
Clearview AI cannot be sued by the American Civil Liberties Union for allegedly violating an Illinois privacy law because it licenses its facial recognition technology only to government agencies now, making it "plainly exempt" from the law, Clearview argued today in a filing with an Illinois state court.

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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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