Currently, there are no federal statutes which protect or regulate the collection of biometric information. Because biometric identifiers cannot be changed if compromised, it is increasingly crucial that this data be protected by law. This note examines the barriers to federal legislation which would protect and regulate biometric data, as well as the steps that should be taken to enact federal biometric legislation in the future.
Biometric Data Collection in an Unprotected World: Exploring the Need for Federal Legislation Protecting Biometric Data,
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