Summary Judgment Motions Denied In Facebook Facial Scan Collection Class Action

Mealey's (May 15, 2018, 2:18 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Citing a “multitude of fact disputes,” a California federal judge on May 14 denied summary judgment motions by Facebook Inc. and a group of Facebook users in a class action alleging that the social network operator violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting users’ facial scans in connection with a photo-tagging feature (In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation, No. 3:15-cv-03747, N.D. Calif., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81044).

(Order available.  Document #97-180524-020R.)

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