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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.

 

Judge rejects Clearview AI’s motion to move or dismiss biometric privacy suits, consolidates complaints

Bids by Clearview AI to dismiss or relocate a biometric privacy suit from federal court have been rejected, with U.S. District…

 

Growing clarity in Illinois’ biometric privacy law shows possible defenses for third-party vendors

Suits brought under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against biometrics providers as third party vendors face hurdles which have…

 

Macy’s sued for allegedly violating biometric privacy with Clearview AI use

Macy’s use of Clearview AI’s face biometrics violated Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), according to a proposed class action…

 

TikTok biometric data privacy lawsuits in U.S. merged as Microsoft mulls acquisition

Twenty lawsuits alleging biometric data privacy violations by TikTok in federal court have been rolled up into one by a…

 

Facebook biometric data collection practices investigated by Texas AG

Facebook’s collection of biometric information is under investigation by The Attorney General of Texas to see if it violated the…

 

Unclear if biometric privacy law applies to algorithm training, though BIPA decisions clarify scope

Biometric privacy laws may apply only to processes in which individuals are identified, Theodore F. Claypoole of Womble Bond Dickenson…

 

Facebook adds $100M to biometric privacy settlement in attempt to satisfy skeptical judge

Facebook has added $100 million to its proposed settlement in a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuit, Fortune reports. The…

 

Examining the legal landscape for companies using biometrics in the United States

The use of biometric technology in everyday life has increased dramatically over the last few years. As a result, private…

 

Is the Facebook biometric data privacy lawsuit in Illinois going to trial after all?

That $550 million that Facebook Inc. agreed to pay in January to settle claims that it violated its Illinois members’…

 

Facial biometrics training dataset leads to BIPA lawsuits against Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft

Despite being conceived of as a way to make biometric facial recognition more equitable, IBM’s Diversity in Faces is continuing…

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