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Facebook class action lawsuit over facial recognition OK’d by judge

Facebook has been trying to get a lawsuit claiming its facial recognition tech violates an Illinois privacy act dismissed for years. Well, thats not going to happen anytime soon, because San Francisco federal judge James Donato — the same judge who denied Facebooks motion to dismiss in 2016 — has just given the case the go-ahead to proceed as a class action lawsuit. Plaintiffs claims are sufficiently cohesive to allow for a fair and efficient resolution on a class basis, he wro…Read more

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