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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…

 

Legislation proposes new national facial recognition services for Australia

Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton has introduced legislation to create a national facial recognition system available…

 

Illinois BIPA lawsuits depend on what makes plaintiffs “aggrieved”

The results of dozens of biometric privacy suits filed in Illinois state court depend on the legal definition of the…

 

Pineapple Hospitality petitions to move biometrics privacy class action to federal court

Last week, Pineapple Hospitality Co. and Pineapple Restaurant Group LLC petitioned to move a putative class action that alleges the…

 

Attorneys explain insurance coverage for biometric privacy lawsuits

With the recent barrage of Biometric Information Privacy Act-related lawsuits brought to Illinois courts, several top privacy attorneys discussed what…

 

Nursing home sued based on Illinois biometric privacy law

The employees of Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, LLC, have filed a putative class action against the…

 

Illinois judge refuses to dismiss Shutterfly face recognition privacy suit

An Illinois federal judge refused to dismiss a putative class action against Shutterfly Inc. which alleges the company violated the…

 

More businesses hit with class action suits under Illinois biometrics privacy law

Gas station convenience store chain The Speedway and the Lettuce Entertain You group of restaurants have been hit with class…

 

Legislation struggling with deployment pace of biometric identity systems, says privacy expert

In an article published today in Technology Science, a Harvard-based journal, World Privacy Forum founder Pam Dixon argues that legislation…

 

Lawyer recommends that companies consult biometric privacy experts to avoid lawsuits

In light of several class action lawsuits from employees accusing companies of illegally collecting and storing their biometric data, a…

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