“Facebook invades the privacy of its customers and misappropriates people’s images and personal information for marketing and commercial purposes, a class action claims in Orange County Court, Calif. The class claims Facebook’s “unconscionable” terms and conditions allow it to compile an extraordinary amount of data from users, and permits third parties access to a gold mine of information without users’ knowledge or consent.”
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“A federal judge in Philadelphia certified a class action on Wednesday accusing a Toys “R” Us division of conspiring with baby-product makers to keep prices high in an effort to compete with online retailers.
Faced with stiff competition from Web sales, Babies “R” Us allegedly strong-armed manufacturers into fixing prices on baby items, including strollers, high chairs and car seats. Online retailers typically have lower overhead costs and can deeply discount the merchandise and still make a profit.
Consumers claimed the collusion between Babies “R” Us and manufacturers violated federal antitrust law and forced consumers to pay artificially inflated prices. “