Apr 172018
 
 April 17, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Nicholas Iovino reports:

A class of up to 6 million Illinois residents can seek billions of dollars in damages from Facebook on claims that it harvested users’ facial data without consent, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Rejecting arguments that the location of Facebook’s servers shields it from liability, U.S. District Judge James Donato certified a class of Facebook users in Illinois who had their facial data analyzed and collected by Facebook after June 7, 2011.

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