Which Stores Are Scanning Your Face? No One Knows.
Data Strategy, Security & Privacy attorney Mark Francis was quoted in The New York Times article on New York City’s biometric identifier law. The article explains that city law, which went into effect last year, requires businesses to post biometric disclosure signage or face a $500 fine. The law also states a business can’t sell the biometric information they collect. Failure to do so can cost the business up to $5,000 in damages per violation.
“We suspect many businesses are still unaware of the N.Y.C. biometrics law,” Mr. Francis said.
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