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Facebook sued in Texas by AG Paxton for alleged biometric privacy violations

By Amy Miller
  • 14 Feb 2022 14:53
  • 14 Feb 2022 14:53
Facebook parent Meta Platform is facing a state lawsuit filed by the Texas attorney general today alleging the social-media company’s facial recognition tools, now discontinued, violated the state’s biometric privacy law.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's seeking civil penalties in the hundreds of billions of dollars under Texas’ Capture or

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