Clearview AI Says Facial Data Collection Isn't Breaking BIPA

By Lauraann Wood (May 3, 2021, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Clearview AI told an Illinois federal judge Friday that enjoining it from collecting state residents' biometric facial data would violate the U.S Constitution and likely force the company to stop operating nationwide.

Clearview AI Inc. argued that U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman shouldn't grant a group of Illinois residents a first-of-its-kind preliminary injunction under the Biometric Information Privacy Act because they haven't presented any evidence suggesting the company's reformed business practices have harmed them, let alone threaten to harm them.

Judge Coleman should instead reject the residents' request to block Clearview from continuing to collect and profit from their information...

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