Following up on our post of January 22, 2020 (“Big News in Biometrics – Supreme Court Declines to Weigh in on What Plaintiffs Must Show to Bring Biometric Privacy Suit”), Facebook has now agreed to pay $550 million to settle the BIPA class action lawsuit.  This is the largest BIPA settlement ever, and it will likely serve to encourage the filing of additional class action lawsuits.  If you are a business that engages with biometric information in Illinois beware… and revisit your written consent policies.