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The Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) requires organizations to acquire consent prior to collecting a person’s biometric data for commercial purposes.

 

Insurer not on the hook for BIPA case; Businesses say privacy cases ‘frivolous’

Businesses running afoul of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law have less backup than they might have thought. U.S. District Judge Harry…

 

Plaintiffs in Microsoft biometric privacy suit try to counter bid for summary judgment

Microsoft’s request for summary judgment in a face biometrics privacy court case is premature, according to plaintiffs in the class…

 

Proprietary information in biometric data privacy suit redacted

Documents in a legal battle over biometric data privacy alleging violations on the part of Apple will be redacted in…

 

Motion to dismiss biometric data privacy suit over Amazon health screening rejected

A former employee of an Amazon warehouse have filed a lawsuit alleging the company’s health checks violated Illinois’ biometric data…

 

Mitek accused of biometric data privacy violations as BIPA settlements look good for lawyers

A potential class action lawsuit has been filed against Mitek alleging the company failed to meet the informed consent requirements of…

 

Rays of hope for BIPA defendants and plaintiffs in two cases

No matter where biometric data privacy cases in Illinois go — to state or federal courts — the question remains:…

 

Application of state biometric data privacy laws for companies, feds debated

Differences between how biometrics use is treated in state and federal laws in the United States are behind motions to…

 

Disclosure sought on Clearview facial recognition use and by company in separate cases

A freedom of speech group in the U.S. has filed Freedom of Information Act requests seeking details about the use…

 

Driver monitoring and smart auto biometrics draw lawsuit, IPO millions

A new class action lawsuit has accused automaker Subaru of violating an Illinois biometric data privacy law. Subaru autos with…

 

BIPA Section 15(c) claims: What does it mean to profit from biometric data?

By David J. Oberly, attorney at Blank Rome, LLP. One of the more recent trends in Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act…

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