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Seventh Circuit’s Recent Decision Indicates Courts May Be Willing To Chip Away At BIPA

The law related to Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (“BIPA”) came to a halt over the last year or so while the Illinois Supreme Court analyzed what constitutes an injury under the Act. As expected, courts have started to once… Continue Reading →

Illinois Leaves Its “Thumbprint” On American Privacy Law As The Illinois Supreme Court Finds An Individual Can Bring An Action Under the Biometric Act Without Being Involved In A Breach

While many states are still struggling to enact comprehensive cyber/privacy laws and the federal government still lacks a uniform framework, Illinois data collectors have been working under the most advanced privacy statutes and common law in the United States. Specifically,… Continue Reading →

Illinois Supreme Court Set to Address Amusement Park’s Use of Biometric Data

The Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (“Act”) states that “[a]ny person aggrieved by a violation of this Act shall have a right of action in a State circuit court or as a supplemental claim in federal district court against an… Continue Reading →

No Breach Required: Illinois Court Finds Providing Biometric Data To Vendor Without Proper Consent May Give Rise To Injury

Over the last few years, we have seen a number of common themes and concepts run through privacy cases and legislation.  We have seen plaintiffs struggle with surviving motions to dismiss because they failed to properly allege an injury.  Likewise, we have… Continue Reading →

Use of Biometric Data Enters the Courts

The Privacy Risk Report has previously reported on the necessity to safeguard personal information such as names, addresses, social security numbers and credit card information to avoid risk resulting from data breaches. The latest trend we are seeing now involves… Continue Reading →

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