Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

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Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

Lawsuit claims it illegally collected and stored biometric data on millions without consent.

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent. The 3-0 decision from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco over Facebook's ...

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