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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks into a congressional hearing on April 10. (Photo: Diego Radzinsch/ALM.)

About 90 minutes into Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, in which the Facebook CEO was grilled on the social media company’s privacy practices, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, gave a shout-out to his home state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act, or BIPA—a law governing the collection and storage of biometric indicators like fingerprints, facial features and iris scans.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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