$20M Facebook Ad Deal Hurts Kids' Privacy, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 4:11 PM EST) -- Objections to a $20 million class settlement over Facebook Inc.’s deployment of users' photos in ads continued to pour in Thursday, with parents telling the Ninth Circuit that the deal fails to protect children’s privacy and an organization chosen to receive some settlement funds electing to withdraw.

In a pair of filings with the appellate court, a group of parents argued that the finalized pact violates the laws of seven states because it allows Facebook to continue to use minors’ pictures in ads without the consent...
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