Many of the litigations that CPW has previously covered involving Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) have turned on issues with parties that have directly used biometric technology to collect and store personal information.  These parties are often employers collecting information about their employees, such as having employees scan fingerprints to clock in and out. 

As most of you already know, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) regulates the storage and sale of biometric data.  Following a New York Times expose earlier in the year, ten lawsuits were filed against Clearview AI which alleged, among other things, that Clearview’s practices violated BIPA.  Why?  Well, according to complaints filed in