MediaPost reports Facebook is trying to convince a federal appellate court to rethink its decision on an Illinois class-action privacy suit over its biometric database. In August, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Illinois ruled a $35 billion class-action suit against Facebook for violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act could proceed. The social network is now arguing users who filed the suit never alleged they were harmed by the facial-recognition software. "They do not dispute that Facebook’s Data Policy, to which they agreed, disclosed the feature. Nor do they claim that they would have done anything differently had they received different disclosures," Facebook wrote in its motion to the court.
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