BIPA

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

 

Federal law trumps state biometric privacy law as BIPA appeal thrown out

Airlines are exempt from Illinois state law requiring explicit informed consent from employees to use their biometrics for time and…

 

Facebook argues for biometric privacy class action suit to be thrown out

Facebook is attempting to quash a class action suite by arguing in an appeals court that the decision of the…

 

Illinois Supreme Court opens floodgates for class action litigation under state’s biometric privacy law

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP….

 

Illinois biometric privacy lawsuits against employers continue as proposed amendment stalls

Numerous biometric data privacy infringement cases continue to wind their ways through U.S. state courts, and are unlikely to stop…

 

Appellate court rules biometrics collection alone establishes harm as Washington considers following BIPA

The Illinois State Supreme Court’s ruling that harm is established under the regulation by procedural violations in the use of…

 

Proposed Illinois legislation could be death knell for biometric lawsuits

Proposed legislation would be a death knell for private class action suits under BIPA, JD Supra reports. A bill recently…

 

Washington data privacy and facial biometrics legislation approved by state senate

Washington Senators have approved a new data privacy bill modeled on the European Union’s General Data Protection Rule by a…

 

Google to argue online photo service is not subject to Illinois biometric privacy law

The use of facial recognition on photos of people, rather than the people themselves, is not covered by the Illinois…

 

Florida considers biometric data privacy law with private action rights like BIPA

A pair of Florida lawmakers are proposing legislation to require private companies using consumers’ biometric data to obtain informed consent…

 

Law firm adds more biometric privacy litigators to address uptick in Illinois BIPA lawsuits

Shook, Hardy & Bacon, a U.S. law firm with twelve offices in the United States and London, this week announced…

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