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Clearview Shouldn’t Get Redo to Nix Privacy Suit, Consumers Say

April 8, 2022, 4:12 PM

Consumers in a proposed privacy class action against Clearview AI are arguing that the Northern District of Illinois needn’t reconsider its decision allowing the litigation to proceed because it didn’t make any “manifest errors of law.”

The court properly ruled that consumers adequately alleged they had been harmed by Clearview’s alleged biometric privacy violations and thus have standing to assert their state claims, the plaintiffs argued in opposition to the company’s motion for reconsideration.

Clearview doesn’t come close to meeting the heavy burden in seeking reconsideration, they said in a Thursday filing to the U.S. District Court for the Northern ...