Articles on Biometric Information Privacy Act

BIPA Litigation at Our Supreme Court May Have a Huge Impact on Workers’ Compensation Practice By Kurt Niermann Workers’ Compensation Law, July 2021 McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville is the latest Biometric Information Privacy Act claim to reach the Illinois Supreme Court.
Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation Act v. Biometric Information Privacy Act By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, November 2020 The first district appellate court recently dealt with a violation of the Biometric Information Privacy Act in a class action lawsuit.
Lessons From Facebook’s Record $550 Million Biometric Settlement By Nick Kahlon & Eli Litoff Bench and Bar, March 2020 On January 29, 2020, Facebook, Inc. agreed to pay over half a billion dollars to settle claims that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by using facial recognition software to help users “tag” their friends in photographs.
What does the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act require employers to do? By Ambrose V. McCall Privacy and Information Security Law, February 2019 Illinois employers must take several steps before obtaining or transferring their employees’ biometric identifiers or biometric information.
With great data comes great responsibility: The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and the construction industry By Daniel S. Brennan Construction Law, May 2018 The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act addresses the privacy concerns implicated by the use of biometric data.

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