May 062016
 
 May 6, 2016  Business, Court, Laws

Social media firm Facebook has lost the first round of a court case raised by a plaintiff who claims it has “unlawfully” collected and stored users’ biometric data derived from their faces in photographs.

A US judge on Thursday rejected a request by Facebook to toss out a civil suit accusing it of violating privacy laws in Illinois with face-recognition software.

Read more on Planet Biometrics.

  One Response to “Facebook loses first round of face recognition case”

  1. Good. Everyone I know who has Facebook HATES this feature. It basically has this simulation set to automatically tag people in photos. So the person who is uploading the photos has to know how to un-tag before it goes up for public viewing.

    No one I know likes this at all.

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