BIPA

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

 

TechFreedom urges Supreme Court to hear Facebook biometric data privacy arguments

TechFreedom is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuits make “judicial hellholes” and Facebook Supreme Court hearing top concern

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois continues to make waves, with several cases winding their way through the…

 

Non-profit legal firm argues Supreme Court should throw out biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) has filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the body to…

 

Amazon argues Alexa terms of service undercut biometric privacy claims as BIPA defenses considered

The terms of service provided by Amazon for its voice assistant Alexa specify the company’s policies for use and storage…

 

Facebook files biometric privacy suit appeal with Federal Supreme Court as Walmart tries novel defence

Facebook has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue of “standing” in the class-action suit against it under Illinois’…

 

Kronos wins reduction of biometric data privacy suit scope amid shifting legal landscape

Biometrics vendors have notched another victory in the tsunami of lawsuits filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), as…

 

AWS sued under Illinois biometric privacy rules for providing third-party storage

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the latest biometrics vendor to be targeted by potential class action litigation under Illinois’ biometric…

 

Biometrics vendors named in Illinois privacy lawsuits

Biometrics vendors serving customers in Illinois should be aware that suits targeting time-and-attendance system suppliers are the latest flavor of…

 

Juul and WeWork sued under BIPA for collecting customer biometrics

A pair of companies known for their modern approaches to old behaviors and recent controversy are among the defendants in…

 

Lawyers examine stringency of biometric privacy rules as Illinois’ BIPA lawsuits continue

As lawsuits filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continue to pile up, a trio of attorneys from law…

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