• Facebook could have to pay 'billions' in damages in class action lawsuit over facial recognition

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook faces a class-action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology to tag people in photos.
    The decision by a US district judge means the company could be sued by millions of US users.
    According to the judge's order, damages could rack up to billions of dollars if Facebook loses.
    Facebook said the case has no merit.
    Facebook could have to pay billions of dollars in damages in a class action lawsuit over facial recognition, according to various reports.
    US District Judge James Donato ruled that Facebook can be sued by three Illinois users who claim the firm gathered...
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  • Facebook must face class action lawsuit over use of facial recognition tech on photos

    Facebook must face class action lawsuit over use of facial recognition tech on photos

    5 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks, since it was disclosed that the personal inform...
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  • Facebook's facial recognition tool faces class action suit over mishandling biometric data

    Facebook's facial recognition tool faces class action suit over mishandling biometric data

    5 monthes ago - By RT

    Facebook's misuse of their users' biometric information could potentially amount to billions of dollars in damages after a federal judge greenlighted an Illinois class action suit against the firm's facial recognition feature.
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