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Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul talks to Reed Smith about consumer privacy, biometrics, and data breaches

In a recent Q&A with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, the first term AG discusses potential changes to data breach laws in Illinois and whether his state could implement a privacy statue similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the effectiveness of federal data breach legislation, and reasonable steps that businesses could take to … Continue Reading

New Illinois employment law signals increased state focus on artificial intelligence in 2020

With the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act (effective January 1, 2020), or “AI Video Act,” Illinois has passed a groundbreaking new law regulating the use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in video recruitment practices. Background Employers increasingly seek tech-enabled tools to facilitate the hiring, evaluation, retention and development of their workforces. However, as the implementation of … Continue Reading

Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act violation does not require an allegation of actual harm

Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14/1 et seq. (BIPA) stands out among state biometrics statutes nationwide in that it includes a private right of action for anyone “aggrieved” by a private entity’s failure to comply with BIPA’s compliance requirements. The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that a plaintiff may assert that they are … Continue Reading
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