BIPA

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

 

Incoming attorney general vows to protect Illinois’ biometric privacy legislation

The incoming Attorney General of Illinois, Kwame Raoul, says he will push back against any attempt to weaken the state’s…

 

Hospital maintenance company faces latest potential class action suit under Illinois biometrics law

Pennsylvania-based hospital housekeeping company Xanitos Inc. is the latest company hit with a potential class-action law suit under Illinois’ Biometric…

 

Internet Association says Facebook BIPA suit could chill biometrics use

The Internet Association has thrown its support behind Facebook in its ongoing BIPA lawsuit over the social media platform’s faceprint…

 

Illinois Supreme Court ruling to clarify legal harm of biometric collection procedure violations

A suit against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for violating the consent requirements of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) is…

 

Chicago weighing special rules for businesses to use facial recognition for security

Chicago is considering amending its municipal code to allow businesses licensed by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to collect and…

 

Informed consent violations alleged in two new suits filed under Illinois’ biometric regulation

A sustainable lighting equipment company and medical supply manufacturer and distributor are the latest companies to be hit by potential…

 

Two more potential class action suits filed under Illinois biometrics law

Proposed class-action law suits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against both fingerprint door-lock maker U-Tec…

 

Wendy’s faces potential class action suit under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

Burger chain Wendy’s is the latest employer to be hit with a potential class-action suit under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy…

 

KeyMe accused of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

A class action lawsuit has been filed against KeyMe Inc. for allegedly violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, Cook…

 

Insurance companies argue no obligation to defend clients in biometric privacy suits

Two insurance companies have told a California federal court that their coverage of software company Omnicell Inc. does not cover…

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