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Judge Approves Class-Action Facebook Privacy Settlement

Published on August 26, 2013
by Mike Isaac

A U.S. Northern District Court of California judge approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook on Monday, which claimed that Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories” product shared users’ “Like” data with friends without the ability to opt out. Facebook will pay out $20 million to members of the suit as a result of the settlement. “We are pleased that the settlement has received final approval,” a Facebook spokesperson told AllThingsD.

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