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Tinder, Google and Subaru see US biometric suit class actions

Tinder, the dating app owned by Match Group, has been sued under Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) alleging it violated the law by compiling and storing faceprints without notifying app users. Google is facing a similar class action in Louisiana that claims it violated a state statute that’s similar to BIPA by collecting and selling biometric data of state residents. There is also a proposed class action in Illinois against Subaru that alleges car models with its DriverFocus facial recognition function violate BIPA because the tool collects and stores facial scans the company can access via satellite.