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A California judge has refused to allow law enforcement to use a “finger, thumb, iris, or other biometric feature” to unlock digital devices of any individual present at an investigation, a decision that could impact how courts weigh biometric privacy rights going forward,

Ian Lopez

Ian Lopez is a litigation editor for Law.com. He's also the author of What's Next, a weekly briefing on the intersection of law and technology. You can reach Ian at ilopez@alm.com. On Twitter - @IanMichaelLopez

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