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California Court Issues Broad Decision on Illinois BIPA Class Claims

California District Court construes Illinois’s statute more broadly than Illinois’s own courts do. On April 16, 2018, the court in In Re Facebook Biometric Info. Privacy Litigation, 3:15-cv-03747 (N.D. Cal.), certified class action claims under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). This lawsuit involves Facebook’s Tag Suggestions feature. The plaintiffs in that case claim that … Continue Reading

The Next Employment Class Action Lawsuit That Will Blindside You

Little-known Illinois statute now a source of class claims against employers Do any of your office systems involve fingerprint scans or facial recognition? If so, and if you have any Illinois business operations, you may soon become a target of the latest round of employment class actions. In 2008, Illinois passed the Biometric Information Privacy … Continue Reading
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