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Personal Email Management Service Settles FTC Charges Over Allegedly Deceptive Statements To Consumers Over Its Access And Use Of Subscribers' Email Accounts
This week, the FTC entered into a proposed settlement with Unrollme Inc. ("Unrollme"), a free personal email management service that offers to assist consumers in managing the flood of subscription emails in their inboxes.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Finding Article III Standing, Ninth Circuit Declines To Do An About-Face In Illinois Biometric Privacy Class Action Against Facebook
In an important opinion, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court's ruling that plaintiffs in the ongoing Facebook biometric privacy class action have alleged a concrete injury-in-fact to confer Article III standing and that the class was properly certified.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Browsewrap Terms Enforced Due To Customer Knowledge Of Existence Of Terms
Last month, a California district court granted a web-based service's motion to compel arbitration of a putative class action brought by a user whose personal information
United States
3 Jul 2019
Fourth Amendment Appeal Before Georgia Supreme Court Over Airbag Crash Data Could Have Implications For Autonomous Cars And Related Technologies
Today, the Georgia Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument in an appeal brought by a defendant convicted of vehicular homicide and other charges related to a fatal car crash.
United States
2 Jul 2019
Recent Bill Introduced In Illinois Legislature Would Curtail BIPA Litigation
In the wake of the Illinois Supreme Court decision that held that claimants need only allege a procedural violation to have standing to bring an action ...
United States
9 Apr 2019
Bipartisan Facial Recognition Privacy Bill Introduced In Congress
Senators Brian Schatz (D) and Roy Blunt (R) recently introduced S.847, the "Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act of 2019," a bill that would, subject to certain important exceptions.
United States
8 Apr 2019
Digital Currency App's Electronic User Agreement Held Enforceable
This case sheds further light on the do's and don'ts of online electronic contracting and the enforceability of app-based terms and conditions.
United States
7 Feb 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Rules Actual Injury Not Needed To Be An "Aggrieved" Party Under Biometric Privacy Law
In a long-awaited decision, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its ruling in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp., 2019 IL 123186 (Ill. Jan. 25, 2019), on whether a person "aggrieved" by a violation of BIPA ...
United States
30 Jan 2019
Reflections On The Techlaw Issues Of 2018…And A Look Forward. Will 2019 Be A Year On The Edge, In The Fog, Or Maybe Just In The Cloud?
Yes, it's time for the end-of-year blog post – a look back at interesting issues of 2018 and a look forward to what we see coming down the pike in the new year.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Locational Tracking On iOS And Android Devices: Check The Platform's Rules!
This post discusses some of the contractual requirements imposed by Apple and Google regarding the collection and sharing of locational information.
United States
27 Dec 2018
Illinois Supreme Court To Decide Scope Of Illinois Biometric Privacy Law
On November 20, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument on whether a company's technical violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA") is sufficient to confer standing or whether a plaintiff must allege actual harm resulted from the violation.
United States
3 Dec 2018
Illinois Appellate Court Reinstates Biometric Privacy Action, Finding Potential Harm In Alleged Disclosure Of Fingerprint To Outside Vendor
Late last month, an Illinois appellate court reversed a lower court's dismissal of biometric privacy claims against a tanning salon franchisee that had collected the plaintiff's fingerprint to allow entry in its own salon ...
United States
18 Oct 2018
Biometric Suits Continue, Including Recent Action Against IoT Company
Last December, we noted the continuing robust wave of Illinois biometric privacy suits. At that time, dozens of suits had been filed in Illinois state court against Illinois-based employers...
United States
18 Oct 2018
Illinois Biometric Privacy Suit Over Employee Fingerprinting Remanded For Lack Of Standing
An Illinois district court remanded to state court for lack of standing a biometric privacy suit brought by employees over the collection ...
United States
24 Jul 2018
Illinois Biometric Privacy Suit Survives Dismissal Based On Harm From Alleged Disclosure Of Data To Outside Vendor
Last December, an Illinois appellate court, in the Rosenbach v. Six Flags decision (2017 IL App (2d) 170317 (Dec. 21, 2017)), dismissed biometric privacy claims lodged against theme park operators for collecting fingerprints ...
United States
27 Jun 2018
A Busy Month In The Facebook Photo Tagging Biometric Privacy Dispute
As discussed in past posts about the long-running Facebook biometric privacy class action, users are challenging Facebook's "Tag Suggestions" program, which scans for and identifies people ...
United States
1 Jun 2018
Unanticipated Mobile Data Leaks Remain An Ongoing Issue
There has been a lot of attention in the media lately with respect to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica issue and its fall-out (including today's coverage of the announcement that Facebook ...
United States
17 May 2018
Illinois Considering Amendments To Biometric Privacy Law (BIPA) That Would Create Major Exemptions To Its Scope
We have written before about the issues presented by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 Ill.
United States
19 Apr 2018
Facebook Granted Dismissal Of Biometric Privacy Claims Brought By "Non-Users"
This week, the court dismissed the Gullen putative class action asserting Illinois biometric privacy claims brought by "non-users" based on evidence that the social media site did not use its facial recognition technology ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
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