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 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…

 

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit put on hold

Facebook Inc.’s attempts to evade legal action alleging it illegally collected biometric data using facial recognition software have been temporarily…

 

Court dismisses lawsuit regarding facial biometrics data collection

A New York federal judge rejected a proposed class action lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive Software that asserted that the video…

 

First settlement reached under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

Last week, a judge in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago issued final approval for a $1.5 million settlement between…

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