BIPA

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

 

Holiday Inn in Chicago sued under BIPA

Holiday Inn employees in downtown Chicago are suing their employer under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, according to a Law360…

 

Google lobbies to change BIPA

Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., is lobbying to roll back photo provisions in Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), according…

 

Judge rules BIPA suit against Facebook can proceed with class action certification

A lawsuit against Facebook will continue with class action certification after U.S. District Court Judge James Donato found it the…

 

Illinois legislators consider amending BIPA as Facebook lobbies

Illinois legislators are considering an amendment to the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) which would exempt businesses from the…

 

Non-user lawsuit against Facebook under BIPA thrown out

A proposed consumer class-action lawsuit brought against Facebook by a non-user has been thrown out by a California federal judge,…

 

Facebook BIPA trial date set as harm to “property interest” ruled sufficient

Facebook faces a trial in the suit brought against it for allegedly violating Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) on…

 

Hospital network sued under BIPA

A former director of security and public safety at a hospital in the suburban Chicago area has filed a class…

 

Judge denies Facebook motion to throw out class-action suit

The “concrete injury” standard set by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving search engine company Spokeo in 2016…

 

Report warns retailers to consider consumer privacy laws when deploying facial recognition tools

Many vendors of biometrics-based solutions have not anticipated legal and compliance challenges posed by their products, or expressly deny responsibility…

 

Facebook argues against class action certification in BIPA lawsuits

Facebook has told a federal judge in California that plaintiffs attempting to certify a pair of related class action suits…

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