Facebook parent Meta agrees to pay $725 million to settle privacy lawsuit

Posted on AllSides December 23rd, 2022
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Facebook parent Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claimed the social media giant gave third parties access to user data without their consent.

It is the “largest recovery ever achieved in a data privacy class action and the most Facebook has ever paid to resolve a private class action,” Keller Rohrback L.L.P, the law firm representing the plaintiffs, said in a court filing late Thursday announcing the settlement.

The class action lawsuit was prompted in 2018 after Facebook disclosed that the information of 87 million...

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