Aug 142020
 August 14, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Non-U.S., Online

Senay Boztas reports: A Dutch consumer privacy group has brought a class action claim against tech giants Oracle and Salesforce, alleging that their involvement in placing third party cookies to help track and target internet users with adverts breaches privacy laws. The Privacy Collective, a non-for-profit foundation, claims that the [Read More…]

Aug 132020
 August 13, 2020  Posted by  Business, Court

Kashmir Hill reports: Floyd Abrams, one of the most prominent First Amendment lawyers in the country, has a new client: the facial recognition company Clearview AI. Litigation against the start-up “has the potential of leading to a major decision about the interrelationship between privacy claims and First Amendment defenses in [Read More…]

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…]