Judge rules against Facebook in $650 million class-action privacy settlement

  • A judge has ruled that Facebook will pay $650 million to its users as part of a class-action privacy settlement. The suit claimed that Facebook’s tag suggestion tool stored biometric data without users’ consent, which allegedly violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The settlement orders 1.6 million people who submitted the suit be paid.
  • United Airlines is offering direct bus service from the Denver International Airport to popular ski towns in Colorado. Passengers can take a shuttle from the airport to Breckenridge and Fort Collins. The service will transfer passengers’ checked bags and skis to the bus. Seating capacity will be limited due to the pandemic.
  • Arby’s has announced a test run of a crispy fish sandwich. The news comes as Arby’s looks to get creative as the fast food chicken wars heat up. Arby’s is giving thousands of people a chance to try the sandwiches for free through its fish check website.