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 lobbying against facial recognition laws

Facebook has intensified its state lobbying in the wake of an ongoing lawsuit filed in Illinois, but is doing so…

 

Washington’s new biometrics law softer on privacy protections than Illinois BIPA

Washington state has passed a new law governing the collection and use of consumers’ biometric information, which experts view as…

 

Intercontinental Hotels employees file class action over fingerprint use

Plaintiff employees of the Intercontinental Hotel Group have filed a class action lawsuit against the hotel chain over claims that…

 

Google denied immediate appeal to ruling in face recognition suit

A federal judge has denied a request by Google to immediately appeal his ruling in a class-action lawsuit that alleges…

 

Washington has become the third state to pass biometrics privacy law

Following in the footsteps of Illinois and Texas, the state of Washington has become the third state to pass legislation…

 

Lawsuit alleges supermarket chain violated Illinois’ biometrics info privacy law

Employees at Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. have filed a class action suit alleging that the supermarket chain violated Illinois’ Biometric Information…

 

Illinois biometrics privacy law could be adopted by other states

Several states across the nation are looking to adopt Illinois’ biometrics privacy law as more organizations deploy biometric technology in…

 

Plaintiffs say Google cannot stay proceedings in biometric privacy lawsuit

On Friday, a putative class of consumers said Google cannot stay proceedings to appeal parts of a federal judge’s recent…

 

Google requests appeal of decision in biometric privacy lawsuit

Google has requested permission from U.S. District Court Judge Edmond Chang to immediately appeal his decision to allow a class-action…

 

Four states propose legislation regulating collection, retention and use of biometric data

The state governments of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Washington, and Alaska have all proposed bills that would regulate the collection, retention…

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