Judge keeps suit alive on use of Google biometrics

A federal judge has declined to throw out claims that Google Inc. is invading the privacy of people whose photographs are scanned to create templates of their faces.In a written opinion Monday, U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang did not rule on the merits of accusations that Google is running afoul of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by using facial-recognition technology on photos uploaded by users.But he …

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