Gizmodo: The Very Good Reason Why You Can’t Get That Google Art-Selfie Feature in Illinois or Texas

Gizmodo: The Very Good Reason Why You Can’t Get That Google Art-Selfie Feature in Illinois or Texas. “…regardless of what Google is doing with the face photos, some people are prevented from participating in the digital Dorian Grey exercise. The app feature isn’t available in every US state, and that’s probably because of policies that are meant to protect their residents from handing over personal data for the sake of amusement and convenience. As Chicago Tribune and Houston Chronicle have pointed out, both Illinois and Texas have laws that block the collection of biometrics—like finger, retina, and face scans—for unclear purposes.”

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