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Driver monitoring technology provider Samsara fails to get US biometrics suit dismissed

By Xu Yuan
  • 12 Jul 2022 19:14
  • 12 Jul 2022 19:35
Samsara, a maker of in-vehicle cameras for driver monitoring, has failed to get a proposed US class action over the collection and processing of drivers' biometric data in Illinois dismissed.
California-based Samsara is being sued by truck driver David Karling, employed by Lily Transportation, over the company’s alleged failure to

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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