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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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NU faces lawsuit for improperly capturing and storing students’ biometric data

February 18, 2021

Northwestern is facing a lawsuit accusing the University of capturing and storing students' biometric identifiers — such as their facial features and voices — through online test proctoring tools.  The...

Facebook’s photo-tagging suggestions may violate Illinois law

May 12, 2016

Facebook’s photo-tagging facial recognition software may be in violation of an Illinois law protecting residents’ identities. A California judge ruled last week that a lawsuit filed by three Chicago...

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