SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the United States has determined that a collective lawsuit is the best way to a dispute between Facebook and a lot of users of the social medium on the use of software for facial recognition to settle. According to the users, which is the case on 6 april have filed, the software is illegally used without permission.
The CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg was last week two days can be heard by the House of Representatives.
The software is used in the so-called tagging of people in photos. Facebook can by the software suggestions for people who are in the picture. This is since 2012 banned in Europe, and according to the Americans that the case have filed violates Facebook also in the US the rules.
Facebook is currently in the midst of a scandal because the company Cambridge Analytica via the social media data of 87 million users. These data are used for political messages around the U.s. presidential election in 2016. The CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg was last week two days can be heard by the House of Representatives on the matter.