Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Yahoo To Spin-Off Remaining Stake in Alibaba Group
Sony Mobile Reportedly Plans Massive Job Cuts
Apple Sells Record iPhones in Holiday Quarter, iWatch Coming in April
Microsoft Offers Power BI Business Intelligence Tools For Free
Apple Takes Top Spot in China's Smartphone Market
Dell M3800 Mobile Workstation Now Available With 4K Display
Twitter Gets Group Messaging and Video Recording
Microsoft Updates Xbox One Controller Firmware
Active Discussions
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
 Home > News > General Computing > Judge A...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Judge Approves Facebook Privacy Settlement Over Ads


A U.S. judge on Monday granted final approval to Facebook's $20 million settlement of a lawsuit over targeted advertising despite objections that the deal did not go far enough to protect children's privacy.

Five plaintiffs filed a class action against Facebook in 2011, saying the social networking giant's "Sponsored Stories" program shared users' "likes" of certain advertisers with friends without paying them or allowing them to opt out.

Under the terms of the settlement, Facebook will pay $20 million to compensate class members, and promised to give users more control over how their content is shared.

Facebook charged advertisers nearly $234 million for Sponsored Stories between January 2011 and August 2012, court filings show.

Child rights advocates had argued that no minors should have their content shared with advertisers.

But U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg in San Francisco wrote that the settlement, "while not incorporating all features that some of the objectors might prefer, has significant value."


Previous
Next
Sony Introduces New a3000 DLSR- style Interchangeable Lens And The alpha NEX-5T Compact Cameras        All News        Apple Buys Mapping Company Embark
iOS 7 And New iPhones Announcements Expected On September 10     General Computing News      Apple Buys Mapping Company Embark

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Internet Problems Temporarily Took Down Facebook, Instagram
Facebook To Limit Fake News Stories
Deloitte Report Says That Facebook Adds More Than $200 billion to Global Economy
Facebook Seeks To Advance Its Virtual Reality Business
Facebook Steps Into The Office
Facebook Introduces AMBER Alerts
Facebook Buys QuickFire
Facebook And Android Top Digital Trends For 2014
Dutch Privacy Watchdog Probes Facebook
Facebook Says No To 'dislike' button
Facebook Develops Virtual Assistant
Facebook Makes Search Easier

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .