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Google hit with biometric privacy litigation filed by Texas AG

By Mike Swift
  • 20 Oct 2022 16:39
  • 20 Oct 2022 18:42
Google was hit this morning with a biometric privacy suit filed by the Texas attorney general, who says the California Internet giant’s Google Photos app violated a Texas state law by capturing the facial geometries of Texans without first getting permission.

The suit, filed in a state District Court in Midland County in

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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