At this point, readers of CPW are familiar with the Clearview Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) litigation.  The case raises novel data privacy and constitutional issues, as underscored by a recent development in the case.

Clearview previously moved to dismiss Plaintiffs’ claims under BIPA and various other states’ laws.  Among other arguments, Clearview

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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Last week, McDonald’s moved to dismiss litigation brought against it under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) concerning allegations that the fast food chain utilized drive-thru voice assistants in Illinois which captured and stored customers’ biometric voiceprint identifiers without their written consentCarpenter v. McDonald’s Corporation, Case No. 1:21-cv-02906 (N.D. Ill.).

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A recent Illinois Supreme Court opinion found that the coverage afforded for personal or advertising injuries in business owners’ liability policies may apply to claims under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).  We anticipate this decision will have a significant impact in this area going forward.  West Bend Mutual Insurance Company v. Krishna Schaumburg

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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Following up on our prior coverage (see here and here), this week a federal court denied Plaintiffs’ request for the first-ever injunction under BIPA In re: Clearview AI, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation, Case No. 1:21-cv-00135 (N.D. Ill).  Read on for the scoop.

Recall that Clearview collects publicly-available images on the Internet and organizes