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Lawmakers want to make it harder to sell your facial recognition data

The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act is a bipartisan effort.

Sergio Reguilon
Senators from both parties want to stop companies from using your facial recognition data with your consent.
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A pair of US senators reached across the aisle to introduce a bill designed to protect facial recognition data.

Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) want the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act to stop companies using such tech "from collecting and re-sharing data for identifying or tracking consumers without their consent."