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Voiceprints and Biometric Litigation

According to a report published in March 2022 by Global Market Insights Inc., the global market valuation for voice recognition technology will reach approximately $10 billion by 2028. As we know,...

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Kronos Biometric Information Class Action Settlement Preliminarily Approved for $15.3M

Kronos, Inc., has agreed to (and a federal judge has preliminarily approved) a $15.3 million settlement to resolve claims that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting...

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Motion to Dismiss Denied in Class Action for Alleged Violations of Illinois Biometric Data Privacy Law

In a class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Clearview Al Inc. faces allegations that it uses facial recognition technology that violates the...

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Biometric Privacy Class Action Against DAL Global Service will Proceed

DAL Global Services LLC, an aviation ground handling service provider, was hit with a proposed biometric privacy class action in April of this year in the U.S. District Court for the...

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Biometric Information Privacy Programs

Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continues to be a problem for employers who are using biometric information such as palm readers or fingerprint timekeeping software. This week, waste management company...

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Keep Biometric Information Laws on the Radar for Compliance

Ever since the enactment of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), we have been watching the development of laws around the collection, use, disclosure and retention of biometric information. In...

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Retirement Community Chain Settles Alleged BIPA Violations for Almost $1 Million

Lifespace Communities Inc. (Lifespace), a retirement community chain with more than 15 communities in eight states, recently settled a class action for $987,850 for its alleged violation of the Illinois Biometric...

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Eagle Family Foods Fights Back in Alleged Unauthorized Biometric Data Collection Case

In Gates v. Eagle Family Foods in the Northern District of Illinois, Gregory Gates, a former sanitation and assembly line employee, alleges that Eagle Foods collected and retained his handprints without...

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