December 2018

Google Has Lawsuit in Illinois Over Facial Recognition Scanning in Google Photos Dismissed

December 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Google has had a lawsuit in Illinois over its facial-recognition software thrown out, with a judge dismissing the case on the grounds that the plaintiff in the case did not suffer “concrete injuries,” Bloomberg reported on Saturday. The ruling puts to rest one of three lawsuits against major tech companies for alleged violations of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), with the Verge noting that cases against Facebook and Snapchat are still pending.

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