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2019 Senate Bill 688: Ban surveillance by "Alexa," "Siri," etc.
Introduced by Sen. Jim Runestad (R) on December 10, 2019
To revise the law against illegal surveillance of a person by specifying that it applies to surveillance “whether by physical or technological means, in a present or future time, whether or not the individual is aware of the presence of a device or the capabilities of that device to record, store a recording, or be remotely accessed…including by accessing a device through technological means.” This law authorizes criminal penalties of up to four years in prison in some circumstances, and the bill could potentially apply to devices and services like “Siri,” “Alexa,” etc.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on December 10, 2019

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