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Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features

April 17, 2018 Breitbart 0

A federal judge certified a class action lawsuit allowing millions of users to sue Facebook for violating an Illinois state law, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2008, that holds a fine of $1,000 to $5,000 each time a user’s photo is used without permission. Facebook argued unsuccessfully that each case should be tried individually as damages could run in the billions.