Two Dutch consumer groups, the Privacy Protection Foundation and Consumentenbond, have filed suit against Google over its targeted advertising auctions. The suit is seeking the equivalent of $804 for each Google user harmed by its "constant surveillance" and sharing of personal data.
Amazon has settled a FTC privacy lawsuit involving repeated breaches of Ring video cameras by both employees and hackers. The order would require Amazon to pay $5.8 million in restitution and delete a great deal of the video it has collected over the past several years.
Privacy lawsuit alleges that by embedding the Meta pixel on pages hosting its videos, Chick-fil-A violated the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) which applies only to data collection of personally identifiable information when viewing videos.
privacy lawsuit claims to have tested what Apple apps "phone home" with and found that it seemingly makes no difference what the user chooses in terms of analytics data permissions.
The suit represents millions of Texas residents that have used Google services since 2015. The state requires that consent be collected from biometric data subjects to use their faces or voices.
Incognito Mode is an option in the Chrome browser that is supposed to keep user browsing and form entry data from being stored. A new privacy lawsuit cites internal discussions (and developer jokes) in challenging it.
If the court approves the settlement, this long-running privacy lawsuit will finally be put to bed with $90 million (after the usual legal expenses) being parceled out to eligible users and Facebook forced to "sequester and delete" personal data.
Privacy lawsuit that is attempting to hold Facebook liable for the Cambridge Analytica breach has attached CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant, claiming that he played a key role in decisions.
A 2020 privacy lawsuit that accused the company of wrongful data sharing with third parties such as Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, also addressed the practice of "zoombombing." If approved, Zoom will pay $85 million to settle.
A UK privacy lawsuit that could involve millions of minors alleges that TikTok violated child privacy laws in its collection of personal information and in transferring it to third parties.