Aug 022012
 
 August 2, 2012  Court, Featured News, Online, U.S.

Jeff John Roberts writes:

Facebook and class action lawyers will ask a court today to approve a controversial $20 million settlement over “sponsored stories,” an advertising feature in which Facebook users endorsed products. Meanwhile, a new judge in the case is suggesting that financial information about the value of Facebook users should be unsealed.

The new information comes via a court filing in which U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg rejects a request that part of the $20 million go to the homeless, and in which he demands that the parties explain why the public should not have full access to the details of the settlement.

Read more on GigaOm.

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