|Legislature bans collection of students' biometrics|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida public schools may no longer collect or use what’s known as biometric data from students under an education data privacy measure passed by the Legislature on Friday.
Biometric data include things like a “fingerprint or hand scan, a retina or iris scan, a voice print, or a facial geometry scan,” according to the bill (SB 188).
It also would protect students from being contacted by marketers and news reporters.
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