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 March 6, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Thomas P. Kurland and Craig A. Newman write:

Last week, a federal district judge in California shot down Facebook, Inc.’s second attempt to dismiss a putative class action alleging that its facial recognition software violates the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA). The court found that plaintiffs had standing to proceed under the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robbins because the alleged BIPA violation was sufficient to give rise to a “concrete injury” for purposes of bringing suit.

Read more on Patterson Belknap Data Security Law Blog.

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