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Illinois Supreme Court: Insurer Must Defend Tanning Salon from Biometric Privacy Lawsuit

An insurer must defend a tanning salon from a class-action lawsuit that accuses it of violating Illinois’ unique biometric privacy law by sharing copies of its customers’ fingerprints with a vendor, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In a 6-1 …

TikTok Could Face Damages Claim Worth Billions in London Child-Privacy Lawsuit

LONDON – TikTok, the wildly popular video app, and its Chinese parent ByteDance could face a damages claim worth billions of pounds (dollars) in London’s High Court over allegations they illegally harvested the private data of millions of European children. …

U.S. Democrats Urge Probe of Allegations Regarding TikTok and Children’s Privacy

WASHINGTON — Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to urge it to consider probing the short video app TikTok for “blatant disregard” of a consent decree related to …