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Wash. Expands Biometric Privacy Quilt With More Limited Law

July 21, 2017, Law360

Kurt Wimmer is quoted in a Law360 article regarding the State of Washington's new law governing the collection and use of consumers’ biometric information. According to Wimmer, the law “is more sensible and targeted than some other biometric laws because it applies only to biometric identifiers stored in a database that matches those identifiers to specific individuals." He adds, "Helpfully, it explicitly excludes digital photographs and information gathered from digital images."

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