BIPA

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

 

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…

 

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…

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