The New Hampshire Senate has rejected a bill that would prohibit companies from using biometric information for reasons beyond customers’ reasonable expectations, reports U.S. News & World Report. Under the proposal, individuals would have been allowed to file complaints against companies under New Hampshire’s Consumer Protection Act. The Senate voted to further study the bill, which passed the House of Representatives last year. It would have defined biometric data as “an individual’s physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics,” including fingerprints and facial recognition, voice recordings and data containing identifying information.
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