May 092019
 May 9, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Linn F. Freedman of Robinson & Cole writes:

Hotel chain Fillmore Hospitality, LLC is the latest target of a proposed class action complaint filed this week, alleging violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). We don’t usually discuss the specific allegations in BIPA cases, but since they continue to populate the litigation landscape, we thought it would be instructive to taker a deeper dive so companies are aware of the minefield these cases present and how they really are a roadmap for compliance.

According to the Complaint by the named plaintiff who worked at a Cambria Hotel in Chicago, “[T]his case concerns the misuse of individuals’ biometrics by Defendants, a leading hotel chain with locations across the United States.”

Read more on The National Law Review.

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