Facebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: ReutersFacebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: Reuters
Facebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: Reuters

Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle facial recognition lawsuit

  • Facebook users in Illinois accused the company of violating the US state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act
  • The social networking giant had raised its settlement offer in July by US$100 million to US$650 million

Topic |   Facebook
Facebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: ReutersFacebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: Reuters
Facebook has recently faced criticism from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices. Photo: Reuters
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