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Mealey's Data Privacy - Facebook Announces $550 Million Settlement Of 'Tag Suggestions' Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO - Less than two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed its appeal of a class certification ruling in a privacy lawsuit over its social network's face-tagging feature, Facebook Inc. announced on Jan. 29 that it had reached a $550 million settlement of class claims against it under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) (In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation, No. 3:15-cv-03747, N.D. Calif.).
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