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To Scan or Not to Scan: Surge in Lawsuits under Illinois Biometrics Law

By , , , and on Nov 8, 2017
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Privacy, Workplace Privacy

Although the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act has been on the books for almost 10 years, a recent surge in lawsuits has likely been brought on by developments in biometric scanning technology and its increased use in the workplace. At least 32 class action lawsuits have been filed in recent months by Illinois residents in...

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