April 2, 2024, 9:59 p.m. | Chris Burt

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A federal judge has sided with plaintiffs who want to amend their lawsuit against Amazon over alleged violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act. The ruling will allow plaintiffs to add more representatives to their class action.

The case hinges on whether Amazon Web Services failed to gather the required informed consent when collecting voice biometrics from callers to financial institution John Hancock, for which it was providing call center services. The bank and Pindrop, which supplied its biometric software, …

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