• Facebook May Be Fined Billions Due to Tag Suggestions Feature

    3 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Though Facebook is still dogged by its Cambridge Analytica scandal , the company is set to go to court for yet another purported privacy violation. A federal judge has ruled that the social media company must go to court and battle a class action lawsuit alleging that the site's facial recognition technology may violate Illinois law.
    Centering around the Tag Suggestions feature introduced by Facebook in 2011, the suit seeks compensation for its plaintiffs based on Illinois's Biometric Information Privacy Act. The Act demands that companies seek explicit consent from users before collecting...
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