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Microsoft, but not Amazon, escapes US court claims of violating Illinois biometric privacy law

By Amy Miller
  • 14 Apr 2021 17:57
  • 14 Apr 2021 17:57
Microsoft has escaped claims that it violated an Illinois privacy law by using biometric data to improve its facial recognition products and make a profit, but Amazon must face the same claims, a US federal judge ruled in separate decisions today.

There were no allegations that Microsoft disseminated and shared biometric data

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