BIPA

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

 

Google sued for allegedly violating children’s biometric privacy with classroom tools

A lawsuit has been brought against Google by a pair of children from Illinois alleging the tech giant collected biometric…

 

Insurance company responsible for biometric data privacy lawsuit defense and damages

Companies found to have violated Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act may be eligible for insurance coverage of the damages, after…

 

Biometric data privacy lawsuit proposes class of fans at Chicago Blackhawks games since 2014

The Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League broke the state biometric privacy laws of Illinois by scanning fans at…

 

Clarity in biometric data privacy suits rules sought for insurance and supplied for labor exemptions

Whether disclosure of biometric data qualifies for coverage under a business insurance policy will be decided in the U.S District…

 

California residents file class action against Clearview AI biometric data collection citing CCPA

Last month, Clearview AI was taken to court in California with a punitive class action by two residents from California…

 

Jurisdiction and pre-emption in biometric privacy suits may soon be clarified

The regular movement of Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) suits to the Northern District of California may only increase as…

 

Illinois federal court dismisses two biometric privacy lawsuits on similar grounds

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging injury under the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA) this past week on…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit hits law enforcement provider in latest round of BIPA class actions

Motorola and Vigilant are among the latest crop of companies to be named in Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuits,…

 

Borders, data protection, standards and a deal among top biometrics and digital ID news this week

Borders and data protection are prominent themes among the most widely-read news items of the week on Biometric Update. Progress…

 

Second biometric data privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI also includes partner supplying police

The second lawsuit alleging biometric privacy violations by Clearview AI under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been filed,…

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