Suit Says Vehicle Cameras Violate Ill. Biometric Privacy Law

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By Celeste Bott (January 7, 2022, 4:25 PM EST) — A company that makes AI-powered vehicle cameras violated Illinois’ landmark biometric privacy law when it failed to make required disclosures or obtain written consent from drivers before capturing and storing their facial geometry to monitor the safety of their driving, according to an Illinois state court lawsuit.

Netradyne Inc., a California-based video analytics and software company, contracts with transportation companies who use its technology to analyze video collected from a camera mounted on the interior windshield of vehicles in their fleets, according to the complaint, filed in Cook County on Wednesday.

Lead plaintiff David Arendt, a Bob’s Discount Furniture truck driver,…

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