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

German consumer body to file VW class action suit over diesel tests

Volkswagen will face another class action lawsuit over its rigging of diesel emissions tests, this time at home when Germany introduces a new law in November......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

Google Faces Legal Woes After Location Tracking Revelations

They could face a class-action lawsuit and an FTC investigation. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 21st, 2018

Kaskela Law announces shareholder class action lawsuit against Facebook

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

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 29th, 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

A gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft could see new light as court agrees to reconsider class action status for 8,600 current and former employees (MSFT)

Microsoft A gender discrimination lawsuit first filed against Mic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

Delta Is Rolling Out Facial Recognition Check-In That It Says Will Save You 9 Minutes Per Flight

Delta will begin the service for international flights from Atlanta. You will now be able to use your face as your travel ID.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn’t change its terms of service

Facebook could face sanctions for not complying with the European Union’s consumer rules, according to a report from Reuters today......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2018

Columbia Gas hit with first lawsuit in likely barrage of claims

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and its parent company, Nisource Inc., have been hit with a class action lawsuit related to the evacuations and other interruptions caused by the gas explosions and fires that rocked the Merrimack Valley last week. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2B settlement in class-action lawsuit

A long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over credit card fees has been settled — again. Visa (NYSE: V) and Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA), along with a number of U.S. banks, have agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle the charges. The two compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018