26 minutes | Oct 17th 2019

Episode 16: Protecting Your Biometric Information

Concerns about protecting your personal information online continue to grow, especially from its use by corporations and the government. Emerging technologies – including facial recognition and mobile fingerprinting software – are making our ability to protect our digital privacy more difficult than ever, if not impossible. On this episode, we speak with Adam Schwartz, Senior Staff Attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, about what we can do to shield ourselves from invasive surveillance technology, as well as the importance of the groundbreaking Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.