Following the announcement that an internal investigation is in “full swing,” Facebook has suspended at least 200 apps until they undergo an analysis to see whether they misused data, Time reports. A report from New Scientist shows that researchers at the University of Cambridge uploaded user data from 3 million Facebook users onto a shared portal that is accessible to anyone with online access. The data was collected from an app called myPersonality, which has since been suspended. Meanwhile, U.S. District Judge James Donato reprimanded Facebook in a recent ruling for the company’s continued efforts to assert legal arguments that were rejected in previous rulings. As such, the case will head to a jury trial set for July 9 and could reach into the billions of dollars if found in breach of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
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