Privacy and Surveillance

Tech Giants Face Privacy Suits Over Face ID ‘Arms Race’

Technology industry behemoths including Amazon, Google and Microsoft are engaged in an “arms race” to develop facial recognition products that has involved stepping on the privacy rights of Illinois residents, according to a handful of lawsuits in California and Washington federal court…

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Google Sued By Arizona AG Over ‘Sweeping Surveillance’

Arizona’s attorney general has launched a lawsuit against Google LLC that accuses the company of defrauding users about their privacy while targeting them with a “sweeping surveillance apparatus,” according to a heavily redacted complaint filed Wednesday in state court…

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Twitter Can’t Nix NM Kids’ Data Suit Based On Jurisdiction

A New Mexico federal judge on Tuesday denied a dismissal bid by Twitter and a collection of advertising services used in Tiny Lab apps, ruling the court has jurisdiction to handle the state’s claims that the companies surreptitiously collected kids’ location data and personal information…

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