Last Day to Claim Google’s $100 Million Privacy Settlement

Today is the last day you can file a claim in a Google-related class action lawsuit. The search giant reached an agreement with Illinois residents earlier this year for

a $100m settlement. Illinois residents who have had their likenesses in a Google Photos album for seven years could be eligible up to $400.

Rivera, et.al. Google v. Riva argue that Google Photos collects and stores photos as part the Face Grouping feature, "without proper notice or consent,"

 in violation Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act. The state law of 2008 requires that companies

that use facial recognition programs, fingerprint scanners and other biometric devices on Illinois residents obtain informed consent.

According to the attorneys for the plaintiffs, Illinois residents who are eligible could be entitled to as much $400. However the deadline to file a claim is September 24, the 24th