BIPA

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

 

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,…

 

Facebook facial recognition class action cases moved from Chicago to San Francisco

Three class actions against Facebook over allegations that the social media giant’s tag suggestion feature violates users’ privacy rights, have…

 

Shutterfly calls for dismissal of lawsuit involving facial recognition database

Shutterfly is requesting a federal judge in Illinois to throw out a lawsuit that alleges the photo-book service is violating…

 

Shutterfly slapped with class action lawsuit over facial recognition use

A Chicago man has filed a class action lawsuit against Shutterfly over allegations that the photo-book service is violating a…

 

Facebook lawsuit calls collection of biometrics data illegal

A new class action suit against Facebook alleges that the social media giant violated its users’ privacy rights to acquire…

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