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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.

 

One of four US biometric privacy cases clearly protect a defendant

Court action in the U.S. state of Illinois continues to chip away at the definition of what constitutes a viable…

 

Consumers in three recent biometric data privacy cases seek class action status

Three proposed U.S. class actions involving alleged biometric privacy violations are churning between Chicago and New Orleans. The defendants are…

 

BIPA choice-of-law dismissal provides key lessons

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney Utilizing a successful choice-of-law challenge, ProctorU, Inc. was recently able…

 

Lead in BIPA class action against Clearview is firm, not breakaway attorney, judge rules

Plaintiffs’ legal representation is in “disarray” states the judge overseeing a proposed class action lawsuit against Clearview AI in the…

 

SITA expands biometrics partnership with Geneva Airport, Amadeus with British Airways

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has strengthened its collaboration with Geneva Airport. As a result of the new partnership, Geneva…

 

Facebook celebrates an easy BIPA win; two other cases get jostled

What a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive; moreso when we first file biometric information privacy…

 

Financial institution exemption dooms student’s BIPA class action suit

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney For almost four years now, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Attorneys fight over control of biometric data privacy lawsuit against Clearview

A former association of Illinois law firm Loevy & Loevy is accused of attempting to steal the firm’s clients just…

 

Microsoft, Amazon granted summary judgement in biometric data privacy lawsuits

A Washington federal judge on Monday dismissed two putative class actions by Chicago residents Steven Vance and Tim Janecyk, accusing…

 

Consumer privacy tension increases with voice and face biometrics cases across the US

A couple of biometrics lawsuits filed recently accuse JPMorgan Chase Bank of breaking California privacy law by recording customers’ phone…

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