Jun 142023

Amazon and coffee retailer Starbucks are being sued in U.S. federal district court for misusing customers’ biometric identifiers. The proposed class action (2:23-cv-00852) has been filed in the Western District Court of Washington. The named plaintiffs, Suzanne Mallouk, Alfredo Rodriguez Perez and Arjun Dhawan, claim their privacy rights were violated when visiting New York City stores that used Amazon’s One palm biometric scanners. (The trio had filed separate cases but joined their claims in the state of Washington, which is home to both defendants.) No specific sum is sought in the trial. Biometric authentication as a method of payment at Amazon’s Go stores was introduced in New York City in 2019. One scanners have since…

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