• Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

    3 monthes ago - By BBC

    A judge rules Facebook's facial recognition tagging will be the subject of a class action law suit.
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  • Judge says class action suit against Facebook over facial recognition can go forward

    Judge says class action suit against Facebook over facial recognition can go forward

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Whenever a company may be guilty of something, from petty neglect to grand deception, there's usually a class action lawsuit filed. But until a judge rules that lawsuit legitimate, the threat remains fairly empty. Unfortunately for Facebook, one major suit from 2015 has just been given that critical go-ahead.
    The case concerns an Illinois law that prohibits collection of biometric information, including facial recognition data, in the way that Facebook has done for years as part of its photo tagging systems.
    BIPA, the Illinois law, is a real thorn in Facebook's side. The company has not...
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  • Facebook must face class action over facial recognition: U.S. judge

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission.
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  • Facebook must face class action over face-tagging in photos: judge

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully created facial templates for people without their permission.
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