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Google Settles a Lawsuit With Illinois Residents For $100 Million

Illinois residents are eligible to receive part of a $100 million class-action settlement involving another tech giant. 

As with the class-action complaint against Snapchat, Google was accused of violating the Biometric Information Privacy Act regarding its use of a face regrouping tool in the Google Photos app.

Google used the tool to sort faces it spots in photographs by similarity. However, according to the suit, the company did not receive consent from millions of users before using the technology.

Read the source article at Rockford Register Star

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