Facebook Gets Slapped With Beacon Suit

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Facebook Gets Slapped With Beacon Suit

Postby snwmark » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:57 pm

ADOTAS -- Aug 14 -- Facebook, Blockbuster, Fandango and Overstock (and others) are being hit with a class-action lawsuit in California that alleges the companies violated online privacy and fraud laws. It all goes back to the ill-fated Facebook program Beacon. The program informed users\' friends about all of their e-commerce activity, leading to a series of chick-flickesque snafus and in certain cases, serious embarrassment.

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