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Triller Biometric Privacy Plaintiffs Agree to Dismiss Lawsuit

June 21, 2022, 5:06 PM

Plaintiffs have voluntarily dropped their proposed class action against Triller Inc. over its alleged illegal collection of “facial imprint” biometric data, according to a filing in New York federal court.

Tamara Wilson, who sued the social media app in December, had accused Triller of analyzing users’ faces with its audio syncing features and violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Video Privacy Protection Act, among other laws.

Wilson’s notice of voluntary dismissal, filed June 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, didn’t cite a reason for moving for dismissal.

Attorneys representing Wilson ...