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Molly DiRago litigates complex commercial matters, focusing on biometrics and privacy, class actions, partnership and shareholder disputes, and consumer fraud. Molly takes a results-oriented approach and finds creative solutions for her clients, whether through litigation or extrajudicial procedures.

On May 9, Clearview AI (Clearview) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reached a settlement whereby Clearview agreed to a nationwide injunction blocking many private entities, and some public entities, from accessing its database of face prints. The settlement highlights the force of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and demonstrates how state

On February 14, Northern District of Illinois Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman rejected Clearview AI’s arguments that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) violated the First Amendment.

In 2020, Clearview AI was accused of violating BIPA in multiple cases filed in the Northern District of Illinois and the Southern District of New York. The plaintiffs alleged

Q. Does the Workers’ Compensation Act bar a claim for damages under Illinois’ Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA)?

A. The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued an opinion, finding that the Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar a claim for damages under BIPA.

As a refresher, BIPA regulates the collection, use, safeguarding, and storage of

Earlier this month, the U.K.’s Age-Appropriate Design Code (referred to as the “Children’s Code”) took effect. The Children’s Code is not a law per se, but rather a set of 15 flexible standards that apply to online services, such as apps, online games, and web and social media sites, likely to be accessed by children

New York City’s Biometric Identifier Information Law goes into effect July 9. The law applies to food and drink establishments, places of entertainment, and retail stores in New York City that collect, retain, convert, store, or share biometric identifier information (e.g., retina or iris scans, fingerprints, voiceprints, and hand scans) from customers. According

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With 2020 now safely behind us, please join our panel of privacy experts and thought leaders for a discussion of the five most important changes in the privacy and data security landscape in 2020 and their opinions on likely developments in

On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker signed into law first-of-its-kind legislation regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Illinois.  As previously reported by Troutman Sanders on June 26, 2019, the Illinois legislature, in what has been described as the most momentous legislative session in decades, passed the privacy statute

The Illinois legislature has been surging with new legislation the past couple of months. Among the flurry of laws created in what has been described as the most momentous legislative session in decades is a privacy statute that regulates an ever-growing issue in HR: the use of artificial intelligence, or “AI,” in the hiring process.

Over the last few years, an increased focus continues on the right to privacy and the debate on how to best implement privacy tools that are balanced with business and technological innovation.  In the United States, the debate to adopt policies like those in the European Union has recently intensified as consumer advocates view data