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CPW’s David Oberly Talks to Bloomberg Law

This week members of the CPW team, including subject matter experts Kristin Bryan, Kyle Fath, David Oberly, offered insights into trends across the biometric privacy and artificial intelligence landscape.   They also addressed what has transpired in 2022 in this space and what may be on the horizon.  This included:

  • AI and privacy

With the first quarter of 2022 at a close, litigation involving the collection and protection of biometric data has taken off to a hot start, setting a fervent pace that could mean big things for data privacy litigation for 2022 (with crossover impact on data breach and cybersecurity litigations, as outlined below).  Read on to

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Regulations governing biometric data collection, use, and processing have already been complex and strict with the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) as well as the biometrics laws in Washington and Texas. BIPA, which has a private right of action, has generated a flood of class action litigation. New York City has recently added to the mix by passing two new biometrics laws, the Tenant Data Privacy Act (“TDPA”) and an amendment to the New York City Administrative Code (“NYC Administrative Code”), both of which set forth requirements when it comes to processing of biometric data that expand consumers’ rights and impose obligations on processing biometric data.

Continue Reading New Laws on Biometric, RFD and Other “Sensitive” Data Collection and Use

Fingerprint Scanning on Blue TechnologyOn January 6, 2021, a group of seventeen democrats and seven republicans introduced in the New York assembly a new bill, A.B. 27, the “Biometric Privacy Act.” The bill (available for download here) is very similar to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) which has spawned much litigation, including many class actions lawsuits.  In summary, the bill proposes to regulate private entities’ use of “biometric identifiers” and “biometric information,” which are terms that are specifically defined in the bill by reference to the types of data that each term includes and excludes.

If enacted in its current form, the bill would become only the second biometric privacy act in the United States to provide a private right of action and plaintiffs’ attorneys’ fees for successful litigants.

Continue Reading A New York BIPA in the Making?