A Key Biometric Privacy Law Survived Illinois’ Supreme Court

The 2008 law has been a problem for Facebook, Google – and Six Flags, which very much wanted to overturn the law when parents sued it for taking their 14-year-old’s fingerprints without their consent. The court: “Whatever expenses a business might incur to meet the law’s requirements … are likely to be insignificant compared to the substantial and irreversible harm that could result if biometric identifiers and information are not properly safeguarded.” – The Verge