Collecting Biometric Data? Liability May Be Greater Than You Think

The Illinois General Assembly enacted the Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14/1 et seq., in 2008.1 It was the first state law pertaining to biometrics and privacy, and it requires strict compliance. Known as the BIPA, it has more recently emerged as the next battlefront for class-action lawyers. As other states like Texas and Washington have begun…

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