‘The Tide Is Turning’ on Big Tech as Plaintiffs Firms File More Data Privacy Lawsuits | National Law Journal – Law.com

As the U.S. Department of Justice pushes for more aggressive antitrust enforcement against Big Tech and the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this month advanced bipartisan legislation called the Open Markets Act to reign in technology companies, plaintiffs firms are leveraging the momentum with an eye toward increased litigation.

On Feb. 14, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Meta Platforms Inc., formerly known as Facebook, for allegedly violating the Texas Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act and deceiving consumers by repeatedly capturing biometric identifiers without users’ consent. Paxton tapped an attorney team of McKool Smith and Keller Lenkner to file the complaint.

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