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Wisconsin man brings class action vs Culligan, says called him without consent after ending service

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 11, 2018

A Wisconsin man has brought a class action against Culligan Water Technologies, accusing the company of calling him without his consent.

Mariano's parent company sued for allegedly improperly storing employee fingerprint scans

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 15, 2017

The owners of the Mariano’s supermarket chain have carted to federal court a class action lawsuit brought by one of its workers, who claimed the Chicago area grocer has been improperly requiring its employees to use their fingerprints to check in and out for work, without getting the employees’ permission to store their biometric data.

Judge tosses privacy action vs locker concession Smarte Carte, says no harm from storing fingerprints

By Jonathan Bilyk | Aug 3, 2016

Smarte Carte, one of America’s largest providers of rentable storage lockers at train stations, airports, amusement parks and other popular locations, has beaten back a privacy class action lawsuit, after a Chicago federal judge ruled the company didn’t violate a controversial Illinois biometric privacy law by storing, without explicit advanced consent, fingerprints used by patrons to open the lockers.

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