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Moral and legal points weigh on information use

Stephen Pritchard

Financial Times

26 March 2014 

PA’s John Skipper, a data privacy expert, is quoted in an article in the Financial Times on the use of biometric data. 

The article reports that US states are drafting their own laws to control collection and use of biometric data and that the validity of such consent will depend on how data are collected. John comments: “Biometrics used for security is all good, but if that information is gathered passively maybe its use for customer services isn’t appropriate.” 

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