Biometric Information Privacy Act

According to a report published in March 2022 by Global Market Insights Inc., the global market valuation for voice recognition technology will reach approximately $10 billion by 2028. As we know, many employers prefer and are already using (or considering) voice-powered timekeeping systems over fingerprints, and consumers are using voiceprint technology for health care apps

We have been following and reporting on the Facebook and Shutterfly biometrics cases in Illinois and California.

Google was recently sued by a potential class in Illinois alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by collecting the “faceprints” of individuals without their consent through its Google Photos service, even when they don’t

In what is being described as the first case in the U.S. regarding a state biometric privacy statute, a proposed class was successful in thwarting a motion to dismiss by Shutterfly last week over its alleged practice of collecting and storing face geometry from photos without individuals’ authorization. The plaintiff alleges that Shutterfly is using