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A Simple Way to Measure Whether Your Privacy Law Is Worth a Damn

States still haven’t matched Illinois’ 2008 biometric privacy law

Photo illustration source: Boston Globe/Getty Images

Though most Americans have likely never heard of it, Illinois’ 12-year-old Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has proven itself to be the country’s strongest legal barrier against…

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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.