BIPA

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

 

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…

 

State constitution does not protect against Illinois biometric privacy lawsuit

A Cook County Circuit Judge has rejected a motion to dismiss a Biometric Information Data Privacy (BIPA) suit against Walmart…

 

Facebook to appeal to Supreme Court for biometric privacy suit dismissal

Facebook will appeal to the Supreme Court in its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) suit, seeking to have the potential…

 

Facebook loses motion and new biometric privacy suits filed under BIPA

Facebook is a step closer to being forced to pay out damages which could reach $35 billion in a suit…

 

MegaFace facial recognition dataset origin raises privacy and liability concerns

Pictures of two kids from Illinois made it to a biometric facial recognition database after their mom created a Flickr…

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