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Facebook agrees to settle CA data privacy lawsuit

IBNS | @indiablooms | 27 Aug 2022, 06:18 pm

New York/IBNS: Meta’s Facebook has in-principle agreed to settle a lawsuit in the San Francisco federal court, which seeks damages for letting third parties, including Cambridge Analytica (CA), access private data of users, a court filing showed.

The financial terms were not disclosed in the filing on Friday that asked the judge to put the class action suit on hold for 60 days until the lawyers for both plaintiffs and Facebook finalize a written settlement, a Guardian report said.

The four-year-old lawsuit alleged that Facebook violated consumer privacy laws by sharing personal data of users with third parties such as the now-defunct British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook has said its privacy practices are consistent with its disclosures and “do not support any legal claims”.

Comments from both sides are still awaited.

(With UNI Inputs)