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

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on August 23, 2022

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

August 23, 2022 – TikTok Settlement Receives Final Approval

November 19, 2021 – TikTok Facial Scans: Class Action Settlement Website Is Live

October 7, 2021 – TikTok Biometric Data Settlement Gets Initial Approval

March 3, 2021 – Not So Fast: Objectors Block $92 Million TikTok Data Privacy Settlement

March 4, 2021 – TikTok to Settle 21 Biometric Privacy Cases for $92 Million

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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