BIPA

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

 

Dismissed biometric privacy suit against Google appealed and filed in state court

A recently-dismissed lawsuit filed against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been given new life by the…

 

Proposed NYC biometric data privacy law could lead to deluge of lawsuits

Legislators in New York City are expected to consider a bill this year which would amend municipal laws to include…

 

Biometric data collection regulation proposed in Arizona House

Another U.S. state is considering major new regulatory rules that would make it illegal for businesses to use biometric data…

 

Illinois Supreme Court rules against Six Flags in landmark biometric privacy case

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled against Six Flags in a landmark Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) case which could…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

 

Google biometric privacy suit dismissed for lack of injury

A lawsuit against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been dismissed for failing to meet the “concrete…

 

EFF urges appeals court to side with plaintiff interpretation of harm in Facebook biometric privacy suit

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging a U.S. appellate court to reject Facebook’s interpretation of the harm criteria of…

 

Illinois Supreme Court Justices sceptical of defendant position on harm in biometric privacy suit

At least three of seven Illinois Supreme Court justices appear to be sceptical of the position expressed in oral arguments…

 

Illinois Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in key biometric data privacy suit

Illinois’ Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case which could set the precedent for whether technical violations of…

 

Many biometric class action lawsuits could depend on Illinois Supreme Court harm ruling

There are approximately 100 class actions alleging violations under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that could be significantly affected…

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