Jun 192015
 
 June 19, 2015  Business, Court, Surveillance

Jack Bouboushian reports:

A federal class action claims online photo sharing service Shutterfly illegally uses facial recognition software to create a “face print” of anyone in its database of 20 billion photos.

Brian Norberg of Chicago says he’s never used Shutterfly or its subsidiary ThisLife and never had an account with either of them.

He claims they’re violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by “collecting, storing, and using – without providing notice, obtaining informed written consent or publishing data retention policies – the biometrics of millions of unwitting individuals who are not users of Shutterfly.”

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