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TikTok Hit with Biometric Information Privacy Class Action Over User Facial Scans [UPDATE]

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on July 16, 2020

Slate et al. v. TikTok, Inc. et al.

Filed: April 30, 2020 § 3:20-cv-02992

A class action alleges TikTok's practice of scanning users' faces without consent violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.

Case Updates

July 16, 2020 – Biometric Privacy Lawsuit Alleges TikTok “Commercializes and Profits From” Exploitation of Illinois Minors

June 9, 2020 – TikTok, ByteDance Facing More Biometric Privacy Litigation

May 20, 2020 – California Class Action Claims TikTok Failed to Obtain Consent Before Collecting User Facial Geometries

May 11, 2020 – TikTok Hit with Another Biometric Data Privacy Suit in Illinois

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Last Updated on July 16, 2020 — 2:07 PM

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