Marc S. Voses, chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice, was recently quoted in an article for Business Insurance discussing a possible increase in biometric-related lawsuits after Facebook was accused of violating Illinois’ biometric law through its facial recognition technology.
In “Ruling Against Facebook Could Propel Additional Biometric Lawsuits,” Marc talks about the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in Illinois and the possibility of future cases if any potential settlements surface.
“It’s too early to tell whether it’s going to encourage more litigation,” Marc said. “We need to wait and see what happens with regard to any potential settlement that arises subsequent to the decision or whether it’s going to proceed to trial.”
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More about Goldberg Segalla’s Marc S. Voses:
Marc focuses his practice on handling complex coverage issues arising under insurance policies, including cybersecurity and data privacy, technology and media, professional and management liability, environmental, and commercial general liability. He has represented insurance industry clients in regulatory investigations before the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Department of Homeland Security, Securities and Exchange Commission, and various state and district offices of the Attorney General. He also directly counsels Fortune 500 corporations from a wide variety of industries on cybersecurity issues, data breach risk mitigation and rapid response training, third-party cybersecurity contracts, and related matters.