Aug 112020
 August 11, 2020  Posted by  Business, Court, U.S., Workplace

Andrea Vittorio reports: White Castle System Inc. can’t beat claims that it invaded workers’ privacy by collecting and sharing fingerprint data without consent, an Illinois federal district court ruled. The burger chain had tried to toss the lawsuit for lack of timeliness, because the alleged violations of the state’s Biometric [Read More…]

Aug 112020
 August 11, 2020  Posted by  Business, Court

Jennifer Bennett and Daniel R. Stoller report: Facebook Inc. successfully fought off claims it misled investors about Cambridge Analytica and other data-use issues, although a federal district judge in California gave permission for the plaintiffs to amend their dismissed suit. The investors challenged more than six dozen Facebook statements about the privacy [Read More…]

Aug 102020
 August 10, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S.

Rachel Gilmore reports:  Blackberry co-creator Jim Balsillie’s digital privacy group is going to court over its disagreement with an April decision from Canada’s elections watchdog, which found that there was no reason to suspect the Liberal, Conservative and New Democrat parties used the voters list improperly. The group, the Centre [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Laws, Youth & Schools

Andrea Vittorio reports: TikTok faces 10 lawsuits alleging it collected data on children’s faces without parental approval in the Northern District of Illinois, after a judicial panel consolidated the cases there. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said in its order Tuesday it also may add an additional nine related lawsuits [Read More…]