BIPA

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

 

BIPA lawsuit against United quashed and new suits filed as harm criteria is clarified

A potential class action suit filed by a former employee of United Airlines under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

 

Facebook faces allegations of privacy violations and manipulating consent for facial recognition

Facebook is facing criticism for its reintroduction of facial recognition for the platform’s European users earlier this year, The New…

 

Privacy groups urge Illinois Supreme Court to rule for plaintiff definition of harm in BIPA suit

A coalition of privacy advocacy groups have filed an amici curiae brief urging the Illinois Supreme Court to rule that…

 

Another BIPA lawsuit over biometric time and attendance system

A proposed class action has been brought by a former employee of Illinois steel maker A. Finkl & Sons Co….

 

Appeals court puts brakes on Facebook class action notification order

Facebook has been granted an emergency stay in its BIPA “faceprints” suit while an appeals court hears arguments about the…

 

Facebook files for emergency stay in BIPA suit

Facebook has filed an emergency motion with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to request a stay of a court…

 

Article calls on states to improve understanding to develop biometric privacy legislation

Only one-fifth of U.S. states have actively considered or passed legislation addressing the collection and management of biometric data, and…

 

Judge criticizes “troubling theme” of misinterpretation in Facebook legal arguments

U.S. District Court Judge James Donato has scolded Facebook in a ruling, saying the company’s misinterpretation of previous court orders…

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce comes out against BIPA class action as suits pile up

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of Facebook in its BIPA lawsuit currently before the courts,…

 

Facebook appeals class action certification of BIPA lawsuit

Facebook is appealing the decision by U.S. District Court Judge James Donato that complainants in a lawsuit filed against the…

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