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Facebook to get preliminary approval of $90 million US privacy settlement

By Mike Swift
  • 31 Mar 2022 21:43
  • 31 Mar 2022 21:43
Facebook’s offer to pay $90 million to settle litigation filed more than a decade ago, alleging that the social media giant violated federal wiretap laws by deploying millions of trackers across the Internet in the form of the Facebook “Like” button, will get preliminary approval, a California judge said. 

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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