The action is on behalf of users in the USA state "for whom Facebook created and stored a face template after June 7, 2011", when the company introduced a Tag Suggestions feature which used facial recognition to try and determine the subject's identity based on an existing database of faces.
On Monday, Judge Donato ruled to certify a class of Facebook users - a key legal hurdle for a class action suit. Its facial recognition tool scans your photos and suggests you tag friends. The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) requires consent before companies can collect biometric data.
Unclear why 8-year-old slashed students
It's similar to a game of tag, but this game includes seniors playing ICE agents and other students play undocumented immigrants. School Superintendent Bruce Watkins says the boy lashed out at the other students until an adult intervened.
"We continue to believe the case has no merit and will defend ourselves vigorously", the spokesperson said.
The company has been trying for years to dismiss the case and even pushed for a legislative proposal that would render the IL law harmless.
Warriors expected to start JaVale McGee in Game 1
In 27 minutes, Mills mustered five points on 2-for-5 from the field, well down on his season average of ten points per game. A catalyst for Golden State was the surprise move from Steve Kerr to insert Andre Iguodala into the starting lineup.
Facing global heat over the dissemination of fake news, social networking giant Facebook has partnered fact-check portal Boom for a pilot in Karnataka, which goes to polls in May.
In the worst data leak in company history, Facebook initially reported that 50 million of its users' private information was used without consent by United Kingdom -based Cambridge Analytica for critical political voting in that country and the U.S.
Zuckerberg was questioned on Capitol Hill last week, though has demurred about whether the country needs federal regulations to protect privacy, which would likely include elements of Illinois' law. Facebook argued that the lawsuit should be pursued by individuals and not as a class-action as "damages could amount to billions of dollars", the company also argued that each user could be "aggrieved" differently and should be forced to prove that they were negatively affected by Facebook's collection of the data.
Tax deadline: Things to know about filing taxes
You can go to your local tax preparer, submit it through an online tax preparer, or submit it through the IRS website . Officials say a tax extension is an extension of time to file, not an extension of time to pay.
Folks can, of course, turn off the service via Facebook's privacy settings.