Facebook's $20M Ad Deal Harms Teen Privacy, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 5:43 PM EST) -- A coalition of advocacy and public health groups on Thursday urged the Ninth Circuit to vacate Facebook Inc.’s $20 million class settlement over its use of users' photos in ads, arguing the deal fails to protect teenagers from appearing in sponsored advertisements on the social network.

The Center for Digital Democracy and the American Academy of Pediatrics were among the signatories on an amicus brief submitted to the court in an appeal stemming from a deal that allows Facebook to continue using minors’ pictures in ads...
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