Facebook class action looms over facial recognition software

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Federal judge James Donato, based in San Francisco, ruled Monday that a class action lawsuit would be the best way to deal with the issue, though participants are limited to those who lived in IL and were the subjects of a Facebook "face template".

The ruling is the latest in a mounting number of privacy headaches suffered in recent weeks by the social-networking giant since it disclosed that Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy affiliated with the Trump campaign, had improperly accessed the personal data of about 87 million Facebook users.

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"As more people become aware of the scope of Facebook's data collection and as consequences begin to attach to that data collection, whether economic or regulatory, Facebook will have to take a long look at its privacy practices and make changes consistent with user expectations and regulatory requirements", Shawn Williams, the plaintiffs' attorney, told Bloomberg.

Judge Donato didn't agree with Facebook's argument that the law doesn't apply to it, because its servers aren't located in the state.

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The lawsuit was originally filed in mid-2015 but has been repeatedly kicked down the road with Facebook attempting to have the case dismissed.

District judge James Donato has given the go-ahead for a major lawsuit to settle a dispute between the social network and a group of users in IL over the handling of their private data, The Independent reports. She adds that managing what information can and cannot be used by Facebook is quite complicated saying, "Even if you understand the Facebook business model, you would be hard pushed to know how far your data goes". That was when the company rolled out "Tag Suggestions", which recognizes and suggests people you can tag in photos.

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The lawsuit alleges that Facebook gathered biometric information without users' explicit consent. The company says that its "face templates" are not related to the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act. In a statement made to Reuters, Facebook was quoted as saying, "We continue to believe the case has no merit and will defend ourselves vigorously".

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