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The Second Circuit Weighs In On Tidal Wave Of Class Actions Under The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act


Seyfarth Synopsis: As biometric technology has become more advanced and affordable, more companies and employers have begun implementing procedures and systems that rely on biometric data. Given the serious repercussions of compromised biometric data, a number of states have proposed or passed laws regulating the collection and storage of biometric data, including Illinois through the passage of the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (“BIPA”) – the only biometric statute which provides a private cause of action.

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