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Facebook must face class-action lawsuit over facial recognition: report

A federal judge allowed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook Inc. to proceed Monday, according to a Reuters report. The suit challenges the social-network giant over its gathering of facial recog.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Facebook to face class action over facial recognition

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.      &nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2018

Facebook could have to pay "billions" in damages in class action lawsuit over facial recognition (FB)

Reuters/Leah Millis 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......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Fresh trouble for FB: US judge demands class action over facial recognition

The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Facebook is facing multiple class action lawsuits over the Cambridge Analytica scandal (FB)

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Advocacy group Fair Vote UK is assembling a class action lawsuit against Facebook over its mishandling of people's information. Fair Vote has 84 cla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Facebook’s Push for Facial Recognition Prompts Privacy Alarms

Facebook is working to spread its face-matching tools even as it faces heightened scrutiny from regulators and legislators in Europe and North America......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 9th, 2018

Millions of Illinois Facebook users could be part of class-action lawsuit over photo tagging

Millions of Illinois Facebook users are being .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 29th, 2018

Google warns court it could face a $4.3 billion lawsuit over iPhone privacy

Mountain View-based Google last week warned it could be forced to pay some $4.3 billion in damages if it loses a class-action lawsuit over iPhone privacy in England and Wales. A group calling itself Google You Owe Us told the search giant it’s repres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2018

Google warns court it could face a $4.3B lawsuit over iPhone privacy

Google this week warned it could be forced to pay some $4.3 billion in damages if it loses a class-action lawsuit over iPhone privacy in England and Wales. A group calling itself Google You Owe Us told the search giant it’s representing around 4.4.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

Apple Slapped With Lawsuit Over MacBook Pro’s ‘Defective’ Keyboard

Apple has a butterfly problem. Apple continues to face trouble with its MacBook Pro keyboard design. Law firm Girard Gibbs has filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company’s “butterfly” keyboards in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 14th, 2018

MacBook Keyboard Not Working? Apple Sued as Users Face ‘Defective’ Laptops

“Apple knew that the MacBook is defective at or before the time it began selling the affected models,” a class action lawsuit claims......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 14th, 2018

When a stranger takes your face: Facebook’s failed crackdown on fakes

Facial-recognition technology, which Facebook has pitched as the fix to its fake account problem, is much less effective than the social media giant advertised......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2018

Facebook wants to save your face. Should you say yes to facial recognition?

After Cambridge Analytica, privacy experts say consumers should think twice before giving Facebook p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 19th, 2018

Black farmers were sold 'fake' seeds, lawsuit claims

The Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association announced a class-action lawsuit against a company that it claims distrib.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday2 hr. 4 min. ago

Ford Agrees to Pay $299.1 Million to Resolve Air-Bag Lawsuit

Ford has agreed to pay at least $299.1 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit over its use of defective Takata airbag inflaters in more than 6 million vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

Microsoft wants Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people’s privacy and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 15th, 2018

Facebook"s facial recognition push cues privacy concerns, NY Times says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 10th, 2018

TCAP deal spawns class action lawsuit

As Triangle Capital Corporation’s deals inch closer toward a vote, another shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Raleigh investment company in federal court......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank account or even “smile to pa.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 9th, 2018

As facial recognition use grows, so do privacy fears

The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank account or even "smile to pay" for some goods and services......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 8th, 2018

Judge approves $4.7M settlement of 10-year ERISA lawsuit against SunTrust Banks

A federal judge approved the proposed $4.7 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit by participants in the SunTrust Banks Inc. 401(k) Savings Plan claiming the Atlanta-based bank violated provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Ac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018