$20M Facebook Ad Deal Gets Final OK Despite Concerns

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Monday gave final approval to a contested $20 million privacy settlement that requires Facebook Inc. to make small payments to class members and revise its policies for using members' pictures in ads, but cut a proposed $7.5 million attorneys' fee award by roughly $2.5 million.

Overriding objections from nearly 100 class members, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg  granted final approval to a settlement that will result in payments of $15 each to the “relatively low percentage” of the 150 million class members...
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