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 July 13, 2012  Posted by  Business, Court

David Kravets reports:

Privacy and consumer groups are urging a federal judge to sign off on a controversial Facebook settlement over its “Sponsored Stories” advertising program which will net them a combined payout of $10 million, despite indifference to or confusion over the terms of the vaguely written settlement, according to interviews, e-mail and court records.

But groups not getting any money say the settlement does little for the privacy rights of Facebook’s 850 million users and want the deal scuttled, according to court documents and interviews.

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