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 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

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

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

Federal court dismisses Pier One shareholder suit – again

A Dallas federal judge this week dismissed a shareholder class action that alleged Fort Worth-based Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) and two former executives committed securities fraud when they misrepresented the company’s financial health to investo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

Judge rules class action against Weinstein Co. can proceed

A Delaware bankruptcy judge says six women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct can proceed with their class action lawsuit against the television and film company he co-founded......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2018

Judge Rules Weinstein Co. Class Action Can Resume

A group of six women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and misconduct will be allowed to continue with their proposed class action lawsuit against the film and television studio he co-founded while it prepares to liquidate in chapter 11......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 5th, 2018

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes dodges class-action investor lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that a group of indirect investors in the failed blood-testing startup Theranos cannot file a class-action lawsuit against the company. The group included more than 200 people who invested in funds between July 2013 and Oct.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Tesla settles class-action lawsuit over "dangerous" Autopilot system

A U.S. district judge must still approve the settlement......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 25th, 2018

ACLU Demands Amazon Stop Selling "Affordable Mass Surveillance" To Police

Amazon has been marketing its facial recognition platform, called Rekognition, a deep .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 23rd, 2018

MacBook Keyboard Issue Lawsuit May Spell Trouble For Apple

A new class action lawsuit has been filed with regards to a MacBook keyboard .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 23rd, 2018

See Amazon"s facial recognition tools in action

See Amazon"s facial recognition tools in action.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2018

Judge dismisses class-action suit against Zillow’s Zestimate

Judge dismisses class-action suit against Zillow’s Zestimate.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

Judge dismisses class-action suit against Zillow’s Zestimate

Despite the ruling, a plaintiff says the company “is financially motivated to keep the Zestimate inaccurate.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

Judge dismisses class-action suit over Zillow home-valuation tool

The plaintiffs charged that Zillow hides its multiple financial arrangements with realty agents and lenders and that it ignores or refuses to correct "Zestimates" that may be inaccurate......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 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

Loya death case: Rahul"s "hand" behind PILs says BJP; Yogi demands apology

Dismissing all petitions seeking a fresh probe into CBI judge Loya's death, the apex court said there was no merit in the petitions and that the petitioners were attempting to malign the judiciary.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 19th, 2018

Facebook: US Judge"s class action could be a multi-billion-dollar threat

It's rare for consumers to win class-action status in privacy cases.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 17th, 2018

Judge: McDonald"s Extra Value Meals label is not deceptive

A federal judge in Chicago has tossed a class-action lawsuit that argued McDonald's was duping consumers because a single "Extra Value Meal" costs more than the sum total of the individual components of the meal bought separately......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 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: usatoday18 hr. 14 min. ago