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US: Facebook's plea to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit denied by court

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A three-judge panel of the ninth circuit judges in San Francisco rejected Facebook's plea to quash a $35 billion class-action lawsuit against its alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois. According to a report, Illinois citizens didn't consent to having their uploaded photos scanned with facial recognition and weren't informed of how long the data would be saved when the mapping started in 2011."