Apr 022015
 
 April 2, 2015  Breaches, Business, Court, Online

Tony Briscoe reports:

A Cook County man is suing Facebook, alleging that the social media giant has violated Illinois privacy laws with facial recognition software that “secretly amassed the world’s largest privately held database of consumer biometrics data.”

Carlo Licata claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court that Facebook has violated state law by not informing him in writing that his biometric data was being collected or stored, or when it would be destroyed.

Read more on The Chicago Tribune.