Facebook to face class-action suit on facial recognition
Nimesh Patel started a lawsuit against Facebook in 2015 Patel is fighting to protect users facial recognition data The lawsuit claims Facebook did not get permission to store citizen's biometric information A Judge ruled Monday that the case handled as a class action lawsuit The legal move comes as Facebook deals with scrutiny for how it handles users data The social media giant said it will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation Facebook is believed to have a collection of face data far greater than law enforcement authorities.
According to a report by Geek.com, Facebook is facing a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology. On Monday, a California judge gave the green light to a three year-old case.. Source: Wochit -
A U.S. district judge in Illinois ruled that three Facebook users in the state could sue the social media giant over facial recognition. The case could cost the company big-time. Source: Ingraham Media Group - Affiliate -