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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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pharmacy chain, Ohio Health Department sued over HIV mailing

A class-action lawsuit has been filed with the Ohio Court of Claims against CVS Caremark and the state Health Department over a mailing that might have publicly disclosed the identity of 6,000 HIV patients......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 30th, 2018

VW worker, 60, files age discrimination case in Tennessee

A 60-year-old employee at Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto plant has filed a class-action lawsuit in which he contends the company is using a rebranding effort to discriminate against workers once they turn 50......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 29th, 2018

Apple Will Fix Faulty MacBook Keyboards That Fueled Lawsuits For Free

Facing a class action lawsuit and mounting customer complaints, Apple acknowledged issues with its "butterfly" keyboards......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 25th, 2018

Acclaimed San Francisco chef"s restaurant group sued for labor violations

Acclaimed Chef Michael Mina's restaurant group has been hit by a class-action lawsuit alleging inadequate compensation, among other labor violations. The lawsuit was filed in the San Francisco Superior Court last week against The Mina Group, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Wells Fargo settles retail sales lawsuit for $142 million

Wells Fargo said Friday a district court in California approved a $142 million class-action settlement to compensate customers who were affected by a sales scandal related to the opening of phoney bank accounts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 15th, 2018

Wells Fargo settles retail sales lawsuit for $142 million

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday a district court in California approved a $142 million class-action settlement to compensate customers who were affected by a sales scandal related to the opening of phony bank accounts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 15th, 2018

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shareholders are Taking Aim at Elon Musk

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shareholders are Taking Aim at Elon Musk $TSLA, $MS Shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware seeking class action status The lawsuit accused the board of corporate waste and Musk, the company’s CEO/COB, .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 9th, 2018

Every Apple Watch Has This ‘Defect,’ Class Action Lawsuit Says

A screen problem, perhaps? Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit that alleges that every Apple Watch it has ever produced has a big problem. In a lawsuit filed this week, a Colorado man is seeking $5 million on behalf o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 7th, 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