Facebook, whose shares began trading yesterday, was sued for $15 billion in an amended complaint by subscribers who claim the company invaded their privacy by tracking their Internet use.
In the complaint filed May 17 in federal court in San Jose, California, the plaintiffs say Facebook improperly tracked users
even after they logged out. Twenty-one cases making similar
claims have been consolidated before the court. The latest
filing seeks to proceed on behalf of U.S. residents who
subscribed to Facebook from May 2010 to September 2011.
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