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Bipa 007- Biometric Privacy Laws or License to Kill Businesses

BY | April 26, 2024

The uses for biometric information are fascinating, but the consequences are frightening. Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act is the most robust biometric privacy legislation in the country. It is a…

The uses for biometric information are fascinating, but the consequences are frightening. Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act is the most robust biometric privacy legislation in the country. It is a powerful tool for plaintiffs’ class-action counsel, presenting astronomical risk and driving huge settlements. Businesses use employee thumbprint time clocks for accurate timekeeping, but without careful compliance, each scan could result in $1,000 (unintentional) or $5,000 (intentional)

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