A New Threat From an Old Source: Class Action Liability Under Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act was signed into law in 2008. In the last two years, the plaintiff’s class action bar has discovered the statute and its statutory penalties. As a result, employers and other private entities have increasingly been subject to lawsuits alleging violations of the Act.
This article was published in the Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report January 2018 issue.