Aug 092019
 
 August 9, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Online, U.S.

Amanda Bronstad reports: A class action over Facebook’s facial recognition technology will go forward after a federal appeals court found that the social media site’s app could “violate the plaintiffs’ substantive privacy interests.” On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously affirmed a district court ruling granting [Read More…]

Aug 082019
 
 August 8, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Online, U.S.

AP reports: A federal appeals court has rejected a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Mountain View-based Google spied on users’ online activity using tracking “cookies,” even when privacy settings were set to prevent the snooping. A three-judge panel ruled Tuesday that a Delaware judge erred in approving the [Read More…]