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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.

 

Tinder expands video selfie biometrics after pilot shows more matches made

Who knew selfie biometrics make people more attractive?  Tinder is rolling out its ID verification to users in the U.S.,…

 

Size is beginning to matter a lot to Meta in data privacy court cases

Every company that’s ever been sued has had to decide what outcome is too painful for the owners to bear…

 

Privacy group says data protections by US states differ greatly

Looking at the rising number of biometric privacy bills being floated by U.S. states, some civil liberties advocates are concerned…

 

US states keep whacking at biometric privacy laws

This year could be a big one for state-level biometric privacy legislation in the U.S. Illinois’ landmark BIPA could be…

 

Judge says TikTok can’t roll related biometric privacy cases into 2022 settlement

A courtroom gambit by TikTok to stanch the flow of damages following a U.S. biometrics privacy lawsuit has been swatted…

 

Sprawling biometric privacy legal assault on camera maker churns on

A U.S. privacy case in state court that accuses a Chinese surveillance camera maker of “corporate voyeurism” has been narrowed…

 

Appellate court says insurers in BIPA case not liable; 2 more insurers file lawsuits

Court battles between defendants and their insurers in U.S. biometric data privacy cases are not common and don’t get the…

 

Rejecting BIPA settlement with Google, some plaintiffs regroup for new suit

Some plaintiffs who balked at the payout they would have received last year after winning a biometric privacy class action…

 

Could the right to sue remake US biometrics privacy lawsuits?

The provision in the U.S. that seems to be the biggest stumbling block for states trying to enact comprehensive biometric…

 

BIPA defendant ordered to produce per-scan damages data

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney In February 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its decision…

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