Posts tagged BIPA
Biometric Information Privacy Act: Lawsuits on the horizon?

Slowly but surely, tech companies are diversifying by moving into new and emerging markets, including the financial services. And, if legal departments are not involved at the get-go this could easily create some regulatory headaches. Could a new EU copyright law be the harbinger of a wave of lawsuits?

In January, the Supreme Court of Illinois held that a violation of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), is sufficient to confer standing - even without concrete evidence of harm.

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