PaperlessPay Corp. Data Breach of Payroll Information Class Action

PaperlessPay Corporation does payroll for other companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that PaperlessPay is responsible for a data breach it suffered, exposing the personally identifying information (PII) of employees for Prisma Health-Midlands (PHM) and other companies.  Read more

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TikTok Scans Facial Geometry Without Consent Illinois BIPA Class Action

TikTok, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the US. The complaint for this class action brings suit against TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. for allegedly collecting storing, and using the biometric information and biometric identifiers of its users without the users’ knowledge or consent, in violation of Illinois’s Biometric  Read more

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Checkers Data Breach Litigation Settlement

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. has elected to settle a class action alleging that it is responsible for a data security incident involving certain Checkers or Rally’s restaurants that took place between December 17, 2015 and October 12, 2019. The incident was reported on May 29and November 15, 2019. The complaint’s counts included such things as  Read more

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Bucks County Correctional Facility Criminal History Settlement

Bucks County and the Bucks County Correctional Facility (BCCF) are settling a class action alleging that they improperly disseminated, or made publicly available to the public, criminal history information. The complaint alleged that this violated the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA).  Read more

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EasyCash ASAP Access to Personal Information Class Action

We’ve become used to seeing class actions suing businesses for inadequately protecting personal information. But what should be done about businesses that make customer information all too available to any random person who fishes for it? This class action brings suit against ACQ Holdings, LLC—which does business under the names of Easy Cash ASAP, LLC  Read more

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Ring Video Cameras Collection and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Ring, LLC sells video doorbells, which the complaint for this class action calls “‘smart doorbells’ that allow homeowners … to see, hear, and speak to visitors from the homeowners’ phone, tablet, and PC.” Now, the complaint claims, Ring has filed a patent application “that describes an advanced system of facial recognition” that would allow law  Read more

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Instagram Collection of Facial Geometry Scans BIPA Class Action

Facebook, Inc. operates its own well-known social media platform and owns many other subsidiaries, including Instagram. Facebook agreed recently to pay $650 million to settle a class action alleging that, as this complaint puts it, “illegally harvesting the protected biometrics of users…” In this case, the complaint alleges that Facebook did the same with the  Read more

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Google+ Social Media Exposure of Personal Info Settlement

Google is paying $7.5 million to settle a class action alleging Google’s Google+ (Google Plus) social media platform did not maintain the privacy of user information. Google+ was in operation between June 2011 and April 2019, but Google has revealed that between 2015 and 2018, the platform had certain software bugs that allowed app developers  Read more

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Google Collection and Use of Android Users’ Data Class Action

Consumers are becoming more protective of their private data. This class action has been brought against Google, LLC and its parent company, Alphabet, Inc. for their alleged “monitoring, collection, and misuse of Plaintiff’s and Class members’ sensitive personal data without obtaining meaningful consent or providing adequate disclosures as required by law.”  Read more

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Lifespace Violations of Biometrics Rules BIPA Class Action

Biometric information is sensitive in a way that things like credit card numbers aren’t. If your credit card number is stolen, you can cancel it and get a new credit card with a different number. But if your fingerprints are stolen, you can’t get a new set of fingers. Still, more and more companies are  Read more

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