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Meta seeks summary judgment against biometric privacy allegations by Texas attorney general

By Mike Swift
  • 23 Jun 2023 21:53
  • 23 Jun 2023 21:53
Meta Platforms is trying to deal a significant blow to the Texas attorney general’s claim that its use of facial recognition violated a state biometric privacy law, arguing any sharing of consumers' biometric data with its own corporate affiliates doesn’t constitute an illegal disclosure of personal data.
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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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