Facebook Class-Action Lawsuit Involves Nearly Half of all Canadians

#Privacy

Thu, Jul 8th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

Facebook is the defendant in a class action proceedings filed by Merchant Law Group LLP in a Winnipeg court Friday. The suit alleges Facebook users were duped by the social network when it made changes to privacy settings in November and December 2009. It accuses Facebook of taking part in "bait and switch" tactics with the goal of cashing in on users' personal data.

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"Anyone refusing to reveal their face may be imprisoned for up to a month."