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A discussion of facial recognition technology, interactive displays and recent legal developments By Deirdre A. Fox Intellectual Property, November 2015 Contemporary facial recognition software facilitates finding friends' photos, but also raises privacy concerns and may engender liabilities for database compilations of biometric data (facial geometry) that identify individuals. Suits against Faceebook and Shutterfly allege their tag suggestions violate Illinois law protecting biometric data, 740 ILCS 14 et seq. Digital interactive signs that change in real time dependent on demographic data raise parallel problems. The FTC issued guidance. The Internet of Things promises more issues.
From the Chair By Deirdre A. Fox Intellectual Property, November 2015 A message from Section Chair Deirdre Fox.

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