Sep 172019
 
 September 17, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

W. Scott Kim and Michael F. Buchanan of Patterson Belknap write:

This past week, The Home Depot, Inc. became the latest business hit with a class action lawsuit for their use of facial recognition security cameras allegedly in violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.  If successful, Home Depot faces statutory damages of up to $5,000 for each time a shopper’s information was collected in violation of BIPA.

As we previously reported, BIPA is one of the nation’s leading statutes dealing with the collection and use of biometric data, like facial scans.

Read more on Data Security Law Blog.

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