TikTok Facial Geometry Scans Violation of BIPA Illinois Complaint

November 12, 2020

This class action against Tik-Tok, Inc. and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. alleges that the Tik-Tok app scans, stores, and uses the facial geometry information of individuals in videos that are posted and from uses of its “effects” features that allow users to change their faces. The complaint brings suit under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The plaintiff is a minor, “SW,” with the suit brought through her guardian, Jason Williams.

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