Facing legal challenges, Facebook to obtain facial recognition consent in Europe

Facing legal challenges, Facebook to obtain facial recognition consent in Europe

Bug in Facebook's photos API exposed photos of up to 6.8m users

Facing the threat of a class action lawsuit in the United States over its use of facial recognition without obtaining consent from users, Facebook has started obtaining explicit consent from users in Europe and in Canada to use facial recognition in photos and videos.

Copyright Lyonsdown Limited 2020

Top Articles

Universal Health Services lost $67m to a Ryuk ransomware attack last year

Universal Health Services said the cyber attack cost it $67 million in remediation efforts, loss of acute care services, and other expenses.

How the human immune system inspired a new approach to cyber-security

Artificial intelligence is being used to understand what’s ‘normal’ inside digital systems and autonomously fight back against cyber-threats

Solarwinds CEO blames former intern for hilarious password fiasco

SolarWinds has accused a former intern of creating a very weak password for its update server and storing it on a GitHub server for months.

Related Articles