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Illinois BIPA-style privacy bills pending in at least seven US states

By Amy Miller
  • 26 Jan 2023 00:40
  • 26 Jan 2023 01:28
For years, US states have tried to follow Illinois’ lead and enact a law protecting biometric data, only to fail after facing stiff opposition from the tech industry and other business groups.

But state lawmakers are trying again. This year, bills closely modeled after the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) are

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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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