NYC recently passed new biometric privacy legislation that restricts the collection of biometric information in retail establishments
The FTC announced last week that it had settled claims with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. relating to a variety of allegedly false and misleading representations made by Zoom about the security features of Zoom videoconferencing platform.
In McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park LLC, the Illinois Appellate Court sided with the plaintiff and the trial court, holding that the IWCA does not preempt BIPA claims that arise in the workplace.
Second Circuit ruling is the first federal appellate decision to address what it takes to obtain Article III standing under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
The cases interpreting Illinois' BIPA on these issues are mixed, however, and the law is currently unsettled.