Feb 082019
 
 February 8, 2019  Posted by  Business, Court

Wendy Davis reports:

Two Illinois residents are asking a federal appellate court to revive a class-action complaint accusing Google of violating a biometric privacy law by compiling faceprints.

U.S. District Court Judge Edmond Chang in Illinois threw out the lawsuit last month, ruling that the residents — Lindabeth Rivera and Joseph Weiss — didn’t suffer any concrete injury from Google’s alleged faceprint practices.

Rivera and Weiss are now appealing that ruling to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The pair also are pursuing the same allegations against Google in state court.

Read more on MediaPost.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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