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Facebook increases Illinois privacy settlement to $650 million to appease US federal judge

By Amy Miller
  • 23 Jul 2020 18:16
  • 23 Jul 2020 18:55

Facebook’s landmark deal settling claims its facial-recognition technology violated an Illinois privacy law has jumped to $650 million, the company told a federal judge in San Francisco today.

Last month, US District Judge James Donato blasted Facebook’s original $550 million proposal as insufficient, saying the individual payments to class members were too low

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