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Privacy group says data protections by US states differ greatly
Looking at the rising number of biometric privacy bills being floated by U.S. states, some civil liberties advocates are concerned that too many lack substantive consumer data protections.
As it happens, two of those states, Illinois and Maine, are working on biometrics legislation. One is (so far, at least) a stake-in-the-ground bill but the other does not spare the printer paper in suggesting restrictions on the use of consumer identifiers.
In Illinois, birthplace of the landmark Biometric Information Privacy …
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