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Judge Approves Facebook Privacy Settlement

  • Reuters, Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:35 AM
Facebook has been granted full approval to its $20 million settlement of a lawsuit over targeted advertising by a U.S. judge. In 2011, five plaintiffs filed a class action suit against the social network, which argued that its "Sponsored Stories" program shared users' "likes" of certain advertisers with friends without paying them or allowing them to opt out. As Reuters notes: “The case has highlighted tension between privacy concerns and Facebook's drive to monetize user content.”


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