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Judge approves $650 million settlement of Facebook privacy lawsuit linked to facial photo tagging

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A federal judge has approved a settlement in which Facebook will pay $650 million to users who sued the social media company over its tagging feature.
The settlement, which is one of the largest-ever from a privacy lawsuit, was a "landmark result," said US Judge James Donato of the Northern District of California in his Friday order. About 1.6 million people who joined the lawsuit will receive a payout of at least $345, the lawsuit said.
"Overall, the settlement is a major win for consumers in the hotly contested area of digital privacy ," wrote Judge Donato. "The...
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Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users.
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