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Illinois Supreme Court Finds “Publication” In Some BIPA Claims

On May 20, 2021, the Illinois Supreme Court delivered its opinion in W. Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krishna Schaumburg Tan, Inc., 2021 IL 125978[1] regarding whether the claims contained in a lawsuit alleging the violation of the Biometric Information… Continue Reading →

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 →

Shake It Off! Even Taylor Swift Is Collecting Your Biometric Data

Taylor Swift has a stalker problem.  In April 2018, a man broke into her New York City loft and took a shower before falling asleep in her residence.The same stalker attempted to break Taylor Swift’s front door down with shovel… Continue Reading →

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