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Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)

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

 

Clearview settles BIPA lawsuit, plaintiffs take 23% of company

Settlements in biometric data privacy class action suits have taken several forms over the past several years, but a new…

 

Biometric data collection proves costly for violators but damages capped in Illinois

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is on a data privacy mission, as Chair Lina Khan takes to task data controllers…

 

Déjà vu BIPA lawsuits filed against Walmart, Target

Three of the largest retailers in America are each facing accusations of violating Illinois’ biometric data protection law in court….

 

Limit to accrual of biometric data privacy violation penalties a step away in Illinois

Illinois legislators have approved amendments to the state’s notorious Biometric Information Privacy Act to limit the definition of violations under…

 

Selfie biometrics tailored to different sectors but must defend against fraud and lawsuits

Innovatrics presents a use case, AuthID nabs a new deal and another BIPA lawsuit has been filed over selfie biometrics…

 

Amendments to limit biometric data privacy damages advance in Illinois’ House

A bill to amend America’s most punitive biometric data privacy law is advancing in the Illinois legislature. As the bill…

 

BIPA defendants and their biometrics providers protected by common interest (sometimes)

A judge in the Northern District of Illinois has denied a motion from a plaintiff under the state’s Biometric Information…

 

T-Mobile, Amazon, and Target hit with facial recognition lawsuits

More companies with household names familiar to consumers are getting hit with lawsuits for alleged violations of BIPA and New…

 

As retailers turn to biometrics to reduce theft, costs of poor implementation loom

Demand for biometrics to reduce retail crime continues to rise, but the risk of flawed deployments of the technology are…

 

BIPA one step closer to seeing its first major change since 2008 inception

On Thursday, a bipartisan majority in the Illinois Senate approved the first major change to Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act…

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