- PoliticsBusiness Insider
Fox News host baselessly claims that 'something's going to happen' to Joe Biden, forcing her colleague to walk her comment back
"I have a sense that something's going to happen before the election, and he's not even going to be on the ticket," she said.
- BusinessThe Wrap
Facebook-owned Instagram was sued Monday for illegally collecting, storing and distributing the facial recognition data of its users and could face up to $500 billion in fines. A class action lawsuit filed in San Mateo Superior Court by Illinois resident Kelly Whalen on Aug. 10 alleges that Facebook and Instagram are routinely harvesting and sharing its users’ biometric data without informing them or asking for consent to collect it. The lawsuit requests Facebook pay every member of the class $5,000 for each intentional violation of the Illinois BIPA act, which prohibits misuse of biometric data, or statutory damages of $1,000 for every negligent violation of the law — Business Insider estimated that could total up to $500 billion in fines given that at least 100 million Instagram users could be included in the class. Facebook recently paid $650 million in July to settle a similar case about its misuse of facial recognition data. “This suit is baseless. Instagram doesn’t use Face Recognition technology,” Facebook spokesperson Stephanie Otway told TheWrap in an email. Whalen’s class includes any Illinois resident who has had their biometric identifiers or facial geometry scans at all obtained by Facebook through photos uploaded to its Instagram app....Read original story Facebook Could Face $500 Billion in Fines for Illegally Collecting Biometric Data Through Instagram At TheWrap
California Coronavirus Update: Governor Gavin Newsom Spends Majority Of COVID-19 News Conference Talking About His Economic Achievements
Governor Gavin Newsom started his Wednesday coronavirus news conference by taking a page out of Donald Trump's press conference playbook. The governor began by recalling how he started his first business by writing to 14 people he knew and asking for start-up money. He then spent the next 45 minutes of his regular, hourlong COVID-19 […]
“Penny Dreadful” star Eva Green has fired back at allegations made in a lawsuit lodged at London's High Court last week, alleging that the former Bond actor derailed £4 million ($5.22 million) sci-fi thriller, “A Patriot,” in which she was to star alongside Helen Hunt and Charles Dance. Green is currently embroiled in a legal […]
The Blockbuster — located in Bend, Oregon — became the sole surviving location of the video rental chain when the second to last store in Australia closed in 2019
- LifestyleIn The Know
You probably remember your favorite Halloween costume from your childhood … but what about your least favorite?
Zac Efron is finally making his big return to Disney. And no, we’re not talking about another High School Musical...