October 23, 2021

Facebook to defend $20 Million ‘Sponsored Stories’ settlement

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has already faced a lot of flack over the settlement it reached in the privacy class action over a short-lived advertising feature that promoted brands with user photos. It took two attempts—and an extra $10 million—to get signoff from U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg, […]

Child Protection Advocacy group rejects Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Settlement, asks court to reconsider

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By Kate Cox February From Consumerist Facebook is notorious at this stage for playing fast and loose with users’ privacy. In 2013, the social sharing behemoth faced and settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its privacy practices. Today, one of the advocacy groups awarded a share of the settlement has reversed their stance, refused the payment, […]