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Appeals Court Finds that Plaintiffs Lack Standing in Lawsuit Against Game Developer Over Face Scanning Technology

Braxton Padgett Tuesday, 19 December 2017
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Making a player feel like they are truly immersed in a video game is the winning formula for any developer. In recent years, some developers have taken this notion a step further by integrating face and body scanning technologies into their games, allowing players to insert an avatar of themselves into the game world. Not everyone has been enthused by this novel technology though, as some people have expressed concerns over what developers are doing with the biometric data they're collecting on ...
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