BIPA

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

 

Lawsuit filed against Snapchat for using biometric data without consent

Two men filed a class-action lawsuit against Snapchat under a 2008 Illinois state law that requires a company to obtain…

 

Facebook request to dismiss privacy lawsuit rejected

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has rejected Facebook’s request to dismiss a potential…

 

Shutterfly settles facial recognition lawsuit

According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, a lawsuit brought by an Illinois man who accused Shutterfly of violating…

 

Facebook fights discovery bid in facial recognition lawsuit

Last week, Facebook urged a California federal judge to deny a request to conduct more discovery in a suit that…

 

Google accused of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

Google has become the latest technology firm to face legal action after being accused of violating the 2008 Illinois Biometric…

 

Judge rules Facebook can’t be sued in Illinois for ‘faceprint’ database

A federal judge in Illinois has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Facebook’s use of facial recognition software, according to a report…

 

Shutterfly facial recognition lawsuit goes forward

A federal judge in Illinois is allowing a lawsuit against Shutterfly Inc. to proceed despite the company’s claims that its…

 

Class action lawsuits could determine biometric data collection

According to a news feature recently published in Tech.Mic, Facebook might have to dramatically change how it handles identification data…

 

Facebook calls for dismissal of facial recognition class action lawsuit

Facebook has requested that a federal judge throw out a potential class-action lawsuit alleging that the company is violating an…

 

States considering biometrics capture laws may look to Illinois privacy laws

Recent class action lawsuits filed against Facebook and Shutterfly are the first to test the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act,…

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