Home

BIOMETRIC PRIVACY INSIDER

Welcome to Biometric Privacy Insider!

Jeffrey N. Rosenthal | Welcome to the inaugural blog post of the Biometric Privacy Insider! Authored by Blank Rome LLP’s dedicated Biometric Privacy Team—seasoned privacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and class action attorneys from around the country—the Biometric Privacy Insider is a one-stop destination for all things biometrics. Readers can expect the same in-depth analysis that […]


Q1 Biometric Privacy Litigation Update

Amanda M. Noonan | In the first quarter of 2022, there have already been significant legal developments in the biometric technology space. Most notably, the Illinois Supreme Court—which has actively taken Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (“BIPA”) cases amid the surge of such class action litigation in federal and state courts—issued several consequential BIPA opinions this year. […]

California Legislature Introduces Expansive Biometric Privacy Law

Amanda M. Noonan | On February 17, 2022, the California Legislature introduced a biometric privacy law (SB 1189) similar to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). SB 1189 would dramatically increase biometric privacy protection for California consumers, expand regulation among private business, and add to the flurry of biometric privacy class action litigation that has taken hold of […]

Practical Compliance Tips: Baltimore Private-Sector Facial Recognition Ban

David J. Oberly | In mid-2021, Baltimore, Maryland, passed Council Bill 21-0001 (the “FRT Ordinance”), becoming the second U.S. jurisdiction to enact sweeping facial recognition regulation that bans the use of facial biometrics by any private entity or individual within city limits. While a number of cities have enacted laws prohibiting law enforcement and other governmental […]

Claim Accrual Ruling Could Bring Seismic Shift to Biometric Privacy Landscape in 2022

Amanda M. Noonan | At the end of 2021, two developments laid the groundwork for a definitive resolution of one of the most significant, yet unsettled, issues under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”)—claim accrual. While all litigants would appreciate some certainty surrounding this hot-button issue, resolution of when a BIPA violation “accrues” (i.e., occurs) […]

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Subscribe to Biometric Privacy Insider

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.


About Our Blog

Biometric Privacy Insider analyzes and explores emerging issues in the rapidly developing area of biometric privacy.


Biometric Privacy Practice

Blank Rome’s biometric privacy attorneys are well versed in this rapidly developing area of law and experienced in assisting clients in directly addressing and minimizing the risks associated with regulatory compliance, enforcement, and litigation.


Follow Blank Rome


Blog Editors


Categories

About Blank Rome

Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 14 offices and more than 600 attorneys and principals who provide comprehensive legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world. Our professionals have built a reputation for their leading knowledge and experience across a spectrum of industries, and are recognized for their commitment to pro bono work in their communities. Since our inception in 1946, Blank Rome’s culture has been dedicated to providing top-level service to all of our clients, and has been rooted in the strength of our diversity and inclusion initiatives. For more information, please visit blankrome.com.


© BLANK ROME LLP. All rights reserved.

Please contact Blank Rome for permission to reprint. Notice: The purpose of this update is to identify select developments that may be of interest to readers. The information contained herein is abridged and summarized from various sources, the accuracy and completeness of which cannot be assured. This update should not be construed as legal advice or opinion, and is not substitute for the advice of counsel.

Subscribe to Blank Rome News and Alerts

Register to receive insights and analyses on breaking news and trends across varying industries.

View All Blank Rome Blogs