Facebook faces $3.2 billion UK class action over market dominance


by CNN

CNN— Social media giant Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, faces a 2.3 billion pound plus ($3.2 billion plus) class action in Britain over allegations it abused its market dominance by exploiting the personal data of 44 million users.

Breitbart—Facebook Facing $3.2 Billion Class Action Lawsuit over Treatment of UK Users. Facebook (now called Meta) is facing a $3.2 billion lawsuit over the alleged exploitation of its UK users. One expert involved in the lawsuit said: "They are exploiting users by taking their personal data without properly compensating them for taking that data. I don’t think the users are entirely clear when they click on the terms and conditions how unfair that deal is."

New York Post—Facebook faces $3.1 billion class-action lawsuit in UK. British academic Dr. Liza Lovdahl Gormsen wants Facebook to pay more than $3 billion in damages to the social network's 44 million users in the United Kingdom for alleged breach of the country's competition laws.

Engadget—Meta hit with $3.2 billion class action suit over alleged exploitation of UK Facebook users. A legal expert has teamed with a litigation firm to sue Meta on behalf of 44 million Facebook users in the UK, claiming that they had their data exploited in violation of competition laws, TechCrunch has reported. The firm is seeking £2.3 billion ($3.1 billion) in damages for UK Facebook users.  The lawsuit was filed by competition law specialist Dr. Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, and is being funded by Innsworth, a law firm that takes on cases in exchange for a share of damages won. It claims that even...