Tag: BIPA

Ninth Circuit Rejects Facial Recognition Claim Against Facebook

Ninth Circuit Rejects Facial Recognition Claim Against Facebook

TTS Hunton Privacy Blog | Source URL On June 14, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of Facebook, holding that the company did not violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) (740 ICLS ¶¶ 15, 20). The appeal concerned a […]

Victory! Illinois Supreme Court Protects Biometric Privacy

Victory! Illinois Supreme Court Protects Biometric Privacy

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech EFF | Source URL Today the Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously that when companies collect biometric data like fingerprints or face prints without informed opt-in consent, they can be sued. Users don’t need to prove an injury like identity fraud or physical harm—just losing control of one’s biometric privacy […]