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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.

 

Insurance coverage for Illinois BIPA ruling

By Peter Halprin and Tae Andrews, Pasich LLP Recent litigation has raised the stakes for companies facing lawsuits brought under…

 

Amazon Ring still bothers senator and BIPA sparks another suit against the company

Nascar has left turns and sunburns. British royals have questionable hats and another palace somewhere. Japan has stuffed subways and…

 

BioConnect to update biometric enrollment software for broader regulatory compliance

Canadian biometrics provider BioConnect has revealed its upcoming software updates for two of its products for regulatory compliance with user…

 

Shifting differences among businesses on proposed federal data privacy bill

In a quick two-step, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reportedly softened its approach to a federal data privacy bill after…

 

Ruling over liability of biometric time clock vendor in Illinois approaches

Hotel chain Hyatt says that its biometric workforce management technology provider Kronos should pay a portion of the $1.1 million…

 

Google’s down $100M, BIPA plaintiffs see a fraction, lawyers will swim in the money

A biometric-privacy class action boasting a number of superlatives in Illinois is finally drawing to a close. A court administrator…

 

Voice biometrics and speech recognition expand amid countermeasures, bad news for Walmart

Voice biometrics, voice recognition and speech analysis are coming on leaps and bounds, heading to break through the $20 billion…

 

Consumer applications of face biometrics draw privacy lawsuits

A trend has emerged in biometric data privacy lawsuits, with services involving photos of people taken for reasons other than…

 

Similar arguments to have biometric data privacy suits thrown out made by Amazon, Microsoft

Amazon did not use the biometric data of Illinois residents contained in the Diversity in Faces dataset, or benefit from…

 

Biometric data privacy allegations are getting intense. Just ask White Castle and Amazon

Two new proposed take-downs of the most prominent state-level biometric privacy law in the United States have been launched. The…

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