BIPA

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

 

More suits allege illegal biometrics collection under BIPA as states consider action

A series of new lawsuits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and the clarification of the…

 

Facebook biometric privacy lawsuit to proceed as class action after denied appeal

Facebook has been denied a motion to prevent a suit filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act from proceeding as…

 

Defense arguments in biometric privacy cases uncertain as Chamber argues against private action

Only one defense used against a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuit has been successful in getting a suit dismissed,…

 

Amazon hit by Illinois biometric data privacy suit for Alexa recordings

A new class action law suit has been filed against Amazon under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act for recording the…

 

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…

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