Organisation: Meta

GoodRx, Meta and Google slammed with class action over health data sharing

A class action lawsuit has been filed against GoodRx over its sharing of users’ medication purchases and other sensitive information, seeking over $5 million in damages.

06 February 2023

DPC settles Facebook data breach litigation

The Irish regulator has settled with Digital Rights Ireland and agreed to pay its legal fees after the NGO appealed against the outcome of its Facebook data breach complaint.

03 February 2023

Meta predicts low take-up if UK class damages awarded

Meta’s counsel has said claimants would take up little of the “very small” per capita damages that might be awarded if a UK antitrust class action succeeds.

01 February 2023

Meta: “Onerous” antitrust class action should not be certified

Counsel to Meta has said it is unclear how a £2.3 billion (€2.6 billion) proposed class action would be tried and urged the UK’s Competition Appeals Tribunal to refuse certification.

31 January 2023

Meta fights £2.3 billion antitrust class action certification

Members of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal have appeared to push back against a £2.3 billion (€2.6 billion) competition law class action against Meta, with the company saying the litigation is an attempt to shoehorn data protection and consumer issues into the competition law regime.

30 January 2023

Meta SCC decision referred to EDPB

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s investigation into Meta’s use of standard contractual clauses has been referred to the EDPB after member states were unable to find a consensus under the one-stop-shop mechanism.

27 January 2023

Home Depot sharing e-receipts with Meta deemed illegal

Canada’s federal privacy commissioner has warned that practices such as Home Depot’s sharing of e-receipts without obtaining consent could be widespread across various organisations.

26 January 2023

Lawsuit alleges tax-prep sites illegally shared data with Meta

Meta Pixel cookies have collected and shared the data of millions of users of tax-preparation providers after being “blindly made available” to the companies, a putative class action suit has alleged.

24 January 2023

Further details of EDPB/DPC split emerge

European data protection authorities said Ireland constrained cooperation between watchdogs on the Meta advert targeting investigation.

12 January 2023

NSO fails to block WhatsApp spyware suit

The US Supreme Court has rejected NSO Group’s petition to dismiss a lawsuit by WhatsApp which claims it spied on platform users.

10 January 2023

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