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In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

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In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Connecticut General Assembly Passes Comprehensive Privacy Bill

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Adjustments to Telemarketing Sales Rule, Including B2b Telemarketing

CPW has previously covered litigation brought against a biometric software developer in Illinois, Sosa v. Onfido, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 658 (N.D. Ill.). In the court’s latest landmark ruling, the judge denied a motion to dismiss from defendant, finding that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) extends to information derived from photographs,

Just recently, a California federal court issued a notable Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) opinion in Zellmer v. Facebook, Inc., No. 18 CV 1880 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 31, 2022), which could have significant implications moving forward for companies seeking to limit their scope of liability exposure in BIPA class action litigation.  Read on

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

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation.  Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

SEC Proposes Cybersecurity Regulations for Advisers and Funds | Consumer Privacy World

Northern District of Illinois Dismisses BIPA Suit

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation.  Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Illinois Supreme Court Deals a Serious Blow to Employers’ Ability to Defend Against BIPA Claims For Statutory Damages |

On the morning of Thursday, February 3, 2022, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park. That case asked the Court to determine whether Illinois’ Workers’ Compensation Act preempts claims for damages under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).

In fifty-two, focused paragraphs the Illinois Supreme Court compared

2021 was another record setting year for biometric litigation, with class action plaintiffs bringing new AI-based consumer privacy claims and a continuing trend of employment-based disputes.  Read on for CPW’s highlights of the year’s most significant events concerning biometric litigation, as well as our predictions for what 2022 may bring.

Overview of 2021 BIPA Litigations: