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People suing Google over facial geometry scans of photos must prove real harm, not just 'feel aggrieved': Judge
Saying the plaintiffs bringing the action must show how they were actually harmed, a Chicago federal judge has closed the window on a class action lawsuit accusing Google of violating an Illinois privacy law by automatically creating and storing face scans of people in photos uploaded to its Google Photos service.
Federal judge undoes potential class action deal to end litigation over 2014 Neiman Marcus data breach
A federal judge has sided with objectors who want to undo a class action settlement involving a five-year-old Neiman Marcus data breach, saying the leading plaintiffs do not adequately represent the entire group.
A Chicago federal judge will allow a class action lawsuit to proceed against Shutterfly over its face tagging software, rejecting the online photo sharing company’s request to delete the action accusing it of violating an Illinois biometric privacy law.
A Chicago federal judge has refused Google’s request to delete a class action lawsuit accusing the tech titan of violating an Illinois law by automatically creating and storing face scans of people in photos uploaded to its cloud-based Google Photos service without first collecting written authorization from those whose faces were scanned.
Google has become the latest titan of the digital age to face legal action under an Illinois law over the use of facial recognition technology and photo sharing.