Facebook Slapped with Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Tech
17 April, 2018, 18:15 | Author: Sammy Rose
"When I was asked earlier what should be done, well, the users of Facebook should make known their wishes to Facebook itself, that there should be a more partial arbiter of the truth", he said.
For privacy reasons the "tag suggestions" features in not available in most countries, and users in the USA can turn it off in the social network's settings.
A federal judge has just given the go-ahead for three IL users to file a class action lawsuit against the social network over its facial recognition systems.
Bumble got access to troves of Facebook data including account information such as one's friends list, location, relationship status, and mutual friends with other Bumble users. Consequently, a number of users and companies have chose to drop the social network and delete all of their Facebook accounts and activity.
A California judge on Monday gave the green light to a three-year-old case claiming the social network violated IL law.
The Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon will be among the witnesses at the meeting.
Facebook only uses its face-scanning tech in certain countries.
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One of the features that Facebook introduced to its platform several years ago was the ability to recognize faces in your photos.
The class will consist of Facebook users in IL for whom Facebook created and stored facial recognition algorithms after June 7, 2011, Donato ruled.
Jennifer Lynch, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, warned that if this facial recognition database had been shared with the USA government, it could pose a significant threat to free speech.
Additionally, Kosinski's publication further says that with 10 likes a computer knows you better than a colleague, 70 likes it knows you better than a friend or roommate, with 150 likes, it knows you better than a family member and with 300 likes, a computer knows you better than your spouse. You can't even escape this by not having Facebook.
Facebook might think it's facing enough problems right now, but the company's about to run into another privacy-related headache.
The latest lawsuit is smaller but will still include millions of people.
For many, this information was collected through a third-party quiz application connected to Facebook.
Additionally, it also doesn't feature a front-facing selfie shooter and there's no indication of where it might be hiding. With Samsung filing this patent, it doesn't necessarily mean that this Galaxy phone will become an actual product.
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