Kim Janssen reports:
A lawsuit brought by an Illinois man who accused photo-sharing website Shutterfly of violating his privacy by using facial recognition software to identify his face has been settled for an undisclosed amount.
The case, which was given the go-ahead to proceed in January by a federal judge in Chicago, was being closely watched because if it had gone to trial it could have had implications for Facebook and other companies that use facial recognition software.
[…]A similar case brought by another Illinois resident, Carlo Licata, remains pending against Facebook in federal court in California.
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