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Federal Judge Prevents Sale of CLEAR Customers’ Personal Data

On August 18, a federal judge in the Southern District of New York entered an injunction forbidding Verified Identity Pass, Inc. (VIP) to sell or transfer any of the confidential customer information it compiled while operating the CLEAR express airport check-in program.  The CLEAR program collected a range of customer biographic information (e.g., name, address, etc.) as well as biometric information, including the customer’s fingerprints and iris scan.  This information was used to expedite the airport check-in process.… More